june, 2017

01jun12:30 pm2:00 pmGreat Decisions: U.S. Foreign Policy and PetroleumChapters:Potomac

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Event Details

Great Decisions is a program of the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association in which local groups gather monthly to discuss topics associated with foreign policy of the United States.

“U.S. Foreign policy and petroleum” by Jonathan Chanis

What is the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy? For 45 years, the country has alternated between periods of energy security and insecurity, sometimes able to wield petroleum as a useful instrument of foreign policy, sometimes not. Despite the so-called “energy revolution,” the U.S. today is by no means disentangled from foreign dependence and global trends. In order to be successful, policymakers must recognize both petroleum security circumstances and patterns in the relationship between petroleum and foreign policy.

A copy of the 2017 Briefing Book will be available in early January at the Information Desk.

For more info contact potomacfol@gmail.com with “Great Decisions” in the subject line.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Potomac Chapter.

Time

(Thursday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Location

Potomac Library

10101 Glenolden Dr, Potomac, MD 20854

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