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mikesilvia
09-01-2012, 12:50 PM
The United States is backing off from the Middle East — and the Middle East from the United States. America is in the midst of the greatest domestic gas and oil revolution since the early 20th century. If even guarded predictions about new North American reserves are accurate, over the next decade the entire continent may become energy-independent, with little need of petroleum imports from the Middle East. This coincides with mounting Chinese dependency on Middle Eastern oil and gas. So as the Persian Gulf becomes less important to us, it grows even more critical to the oil-hungry,...

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joee5
09-01-2012, 12:55 PM
good riddens

mrveggieman
09-04-2012, 09:43 AM
Hopefully we will have less blood for oil wars.