The United States cannot increase its intake of foreign oil by 50 percent, as called for under the Bush energy plan, without involving itself in the political, economic, and military affairs of the states from which all this petroleum is expected to flow. This involvement may take financial and diplomatic forms in most cases, but it will also often entail military action.
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Research Article| March 01 2002
Global Petro-Politics: The Foreign Policy Implications of the Bush Administration's Energy Plan
Michael T. Klare
Current History (2002) 101 (653): 99–104.
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Michael T. Klare; Global Petro-Politics: The Foreign Policy Implications of the Bush Administration's Energy Plan. Current History 1 March 2002; 101 (653): 99–104. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.653.99
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