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Petroleum Powerhouse: Why America No Longer ‘Needs’ the Middle East

During the Cold War, the United States had strong interests in ensuring the Middle East was not dominated by the Soviet Union… But today, there is no threat to the region from any hegemon. Not only that, but also the world energy balance of power has shifted dramatically. With a vastly different geopolitical reality, U.S. foreign policy should modernise and recalibrate, starting in the Middle East.

Read Here – The National Interest

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