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Does the US military really believe that it must fight wars to "secure" oil for its own use?


This is basic to any understanding of US strategy over the last half century.  

If you can buy it (cheaply!) that is fine, else seize it by government coup, and if that fails, seize it by main force.  

Most US actions in the world follow directly out of this principle.  

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Tue Dec 7th, 2010 at 06:22:52 PM EST
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