International Security coverLlewelyn Hughes and Austin Long provide a thoughtful analysis of contemporary energy security. The strengths of the article make it a valuable resource for anyone interested in energy security, policymakers, and scholars. It asks some vital questions for modern international security, including how serious the risks are to any given state’s oil supply, and who has the capacity to make those threats. The authors argue convincingly that it is the United States that has the greatest capacity to wield an oil weapon.


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