Posted by: Tony Carson | 23 September, 2007

Oil access and US foreign policy

The petroleum wars are just beginning. As China and India grow wealthier, more of their citizens indulge in the Western-style consumption patterns that burn vast amounts of fossil fuels. And their consumption is growing at the same time that some experts are predicting that petroleum reserves are close to their peak and will begin to decline soon.

Cynthia Tucker has a good column  on ACCESS TO OIL IS BEDROCK OF OUR MIDDLE EAST POLICY.


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