Watson Institute at Brown University
Public Policy

Oil probably won't cause a war with Iran, but it certainly adds fuel to the blaze

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan in The Washington Post, "...the recent tension around oil tankers is in part a product of more fundamental disputes about Iran’s nuclear program, funding of various violent insurgents, and ongoing rivalry with Saudi Arabia. In turn, Iran’s actions stem from what it sees as Trump administration belligerence."

July 22, 2019 The Washington Post