The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
The Oil Embargo in October of 1973 will best be remembered for
high gasoline prices, long lines to the pump, and the weekend
rationing that tested the patience of every American. It also
caused an unprecedented economic recession. Most importantly,
however, was how the actions of a few authoritarian nations could
undermine the economic stability of the West. With the twin
specters of terrorism and Middle Eastern conflicts, can the United
States weather another catastrophic disruption in its supply of
Please join us as our distinguished panel explores this critical
national and economic security issue.
More About the Speakers
Hon. James R. Schlesinger, Ph.D.
Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and
former Secretary of Energy and Defense
J. Robinson West, Esq. (Invited)
Founder and Chairman of the Board, PFC Energy
Gal Luft, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security
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