Gregory Brew is a historian of oil and U.S.-Iranian relations. He received his doctorate from Georgetown University in 2018. He is a 2018-2020 post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. His work has been published in Iranian Studies, International History Review, Mediterranean Quarterly, and Texas National Security Review. He comments on issues relating to energy, history, and geopolitics, and his work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Conversation, National Interest, and The FUSE.
Some have argued that the US should commit to an increasing dependence on petroleum, as well as ushering in a new cycle of overseas interventions propping up an existing, overburdened, and outdated system of U.S. military hegemony.