The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
Two years after the 9/11 attacks, the war in Iraq is now over
and the security situation is still in flux. Ensuring oil security
in the Middle East will be paramount to this and future
administrations. Terrorists and terror-sponsoring states may
increase attacks on oil infrastructure. Disruptions of oil may lead
to an economic recession of markets. With history as our guide, a
threat to oil security, is a threat to continued American
prosperity. What should the United States government and the oil
Please join us as our distinguished panel explores this critical
national and economic security issue.
More About the Speakers
Mr. Barton Marcois
Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of the
Assistant Secretary of Policy and International Affairs, U.S.
Department of Energy
C. Boyden Gray, Esq.
Partner, Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering, and Counsel to
former President George H.W. Bush
S. Rob Sobhani, Ph.D.
President, Caspian Energy Consulting
Mr. James A. Phillips
Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Ariel Cohen, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow in Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Policy in the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, a division of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, at The Heritage Foundation