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1 online resource (xii, 238 pages)
The United States and the global oil era -- A new security framework -- The United States, economics, and energy -- China's steep ascent in the Persian Gulf -- Global oil and China's economic penetration -- Russia, from Cold War to the modern era -- Russia's trade and energy shift -- How America, China, and Russia have changed -- The rise and not fall of oil security -- The travails of hegemony : a classic problem
This book examines how the rise of U.S. hegemony in the Persian Gulf, and changes in the position of China and Russia over 45 years, have boosted global oil security, even as American hegemony and influence continue to face challenges