September 15, 2008

Peak Oil: A Survey of Security Concerns

By Jr. and Neil King

While the concept of “peak oil” – the notion that the world is running out of oil – remains controversial, it is certainly realistic to think ahead about the national security and foreign policy consequences of a world in which there is not enough  oil supply to meet demand.  In a September 2008 CNAS working paper, Wall Street Journal reporter Neil King, Jr., addresses this issue.

Authors

  • Jr.

  • Neil King

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