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Gregory Brew

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Gregory Brew

Biography

Gregory Brew is a researcher and analyst based in Washington D.C. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Georgetown University in oil history and American foreign policy. He is a fellow at the Metropolitan Society for International Affairs, and his work has appeared in The Conversation, the Houston Chronicle, Mediterranean Quarterly, Iranian Studies, E-International Relations and Modern Diplomacy. Follow him at @gbrew24

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