National Security Consequences of US Oil Dependency

The Council on Foreign Relations established an independent task force to examine the consequences of dependence on imported energy for US foreign policy. Since the United States both consumes and imports more oil than any other country, the task force has concentrated its deliberations on matters of petroleum. In so doing, it reaches a sobering but inescapable judgment: The lack of sustained attention to energy issues is undercutting US foreign policy and national security.

Festival: 2007

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