The Coming Conflict Natural Resources are Fuelling a New Cold War

Oil and gas supplies are becoming scarcer and more expensive. The hunt for the world's remaining resources is creating new alliances and the danger of fresh conflicts. China is moving aggressively to satiate its growing appetite for energy, potentially setting up a confrontation with the United States over the dwindling resources of the Middle East and Africa.
Von Erich Follath
The US military's Camp Doha base in Kuwait.

The US military's Camp Doha base in Kuwait.

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