International Politics and Iraqi Oil, 1918–1928: A Study in Anglo-American Diplomacy

@article{Stivers1981InternationalPA,
  title={International Politics and Iraqi Oil, 1918–1928: A Study in Anglo-American Diplomacy},
  author={W. Stivers},
  journal={Business History Review},
  year={1981},
  volume={55},
  pages={517-540}
}
  • W. Stivers
  • Published 1981
  • Sociology
  • Business History Review
In recent years the political turmoil in the Middle East, the activities of OPEC, and the threat of “the oil weapon†have created so many reverberations in the industrialized world that it is easy to forget that petroleum has long been a significant factor in international politics. A relatively early case in point is the controversy that emerged after World War I when British and American interests clashed over the control and exploitation of the great oil wealth of Iraq. While the problem… Expand
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