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    Matthew V. Sousa,James J.F. Forest
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Request PDF On Oct 12, 2006, James Forest and others published Oil and .

Request PDF On Oct 12, 2006, James Forest and others published Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf: Framing . Until recently, Africa and indeed the Gulf of Guinea was not central to the United States' foreign policy objectives. Given that the Gulf of Guinea already supplies about 17 percent of US energy needs, the need to consolidate her presence in the sub-region became imperative. This paper traces the evolution of US presence in the Gulf of Guinea against the backdrop of the quest for the energy security.

Forest is director of terrorism studies and assistant professor at the United States Military Academy. Mattew V. Sousa is currently serving as a Foreign Area Officer in the . Army, specializing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Start reading Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Drawing comparisons between these two regions allows Forest and Sousa to formulate policy recommendations for how to handle foreign policy toward Africa in the future based on lessons learned from past interaction with the Middle East. Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf promises to inform a lively debate over the future of . foreign policies toward Africa and is a valuable resource for policymakers and the academic community that should be approached in a coherent, integrated fashion to ensure the success of the United State's energy and national security agendas.

The Gulf of Guinea now provides almost a fifth of the oil consumed in the United States - and that proportion is likely to rise in. .By James J. F. Forest and Matthew V. Sousa.

The Gulf of Guinea now provides almost a fifth of the oil consumed in the United States - and that proportion is likely to rise in the coming years. West African oil is light, sweet crude that is cheap to refine; the west coast of Africa is considerably closer to . markets than most of the alternatives; and since most of it is offshore, West African oil is presumably less. The Gulf of Guinea now provides almost a fifth of the oil consumed in the United States - and that proportion is likely to rise in the coming years.

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Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf examines the national security implications of . energy security policies in the Middle East, and the emerging . involvement in oil exploration and extraction in West Africa. Similar political, social, and economic challenges poverty, corruption, lack of infrastructure, and weak governments are seen in the oil-producing states of both the Middle East and Africa

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Oil and terrorism in the New Gulf: framing US energy and security policies for the Gulf of Guinea. Terrorism and political violence in Africa: Contemporary trends in a shifting terrain. JJF Forest, J Giroux. JJF Forest, MV Sousa. Lexington Books, 2006. Perspectives on terrorism 5 (3-4), 2011. Elements of terrorism preparedness in local police agencies, 2003-2007: Impact of vulnerability, organizational characteristics, and contagion in the post-9/11 era. A Roberts, JM Roberts Jr, RV Liedka. Crime & delinquency 58 (5), 720-747, 2012. Political violence and the illicit economies of West Africa. V Felbab-Brown, JJF Forest.

Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf examines the national security implications of U.S. energy security policies in the Middle East, and the emerging U.S. involvement in oil exploration and extraction in West Africa. Similar political, social, and economic challenges―poverty, corruption, lack of infrastructure, and weak governments―are seen in the oil-producing states of both the Middle East and Africa. Drawing comparisons between these two regions allows Forest and Sousa to formulate policy recommendations for how to handle foreign policy toward Africa in the future based on lessons learned from past interaction with the Middle East. Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf promises to inform a lively debate over the future of U.S. foreign policies toward Africa and is a valuable resource for policymakers and the academic community that should be approached in a coherent, integrated fashion to ensure the success of the United State's energy and national security agendas.