Protecting Oil Supplies: The Military Requirements
The reduction to acceptable limits of the uncertainties inherent in continuing reliance upon Gulf oil to meet minimal Western and Japanese requirements is a clear need. The best way of meeting this need is by no means as clear. Options under study include military action. This paper now looks at the military option, chiefly in respect of the Middle East. That area, however, is not the only one of interest in the study of military possibilities, and some reference will be made to others.
KeywordsPetroleum Shipping Beach Naphtha Jetty
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