After the terror attacks in Paris, there has been a global conversation about how to best combat the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
One potential solution? Go after a major source of cash flow – oil.
Michael Webber, deputy director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, says it’s a complex idea and it’s not obvious how to go about this.
What you will hear in this segment:
– How significant of a role oil plays in funding ISIS
– Out of all the things we could attack, training camps or arms trafficking routes, why attack oil?
– How U.S. military strikes could affect the global oil economy and the Texas oil economy