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End World Dependence on Arab Oil

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Submitted by Ariel Liebman (Australia), May 15, 2002 at 20:01

After reading a lot of the discussions of the issues, both in Daniel's articles and on other sites, I always come back to aa fundamental problem in the world today: Our dependence on oil, and in particular, Arab oil. If we solved this problem, a lot of other problems will be solved... The question is how do we do it? Do we promote 'green' energy more? (Cars driving on hydrogen, a possibility that is not so far off). Scientific studies show that oil production will decrease by 2010 anyway due to reserves running out. But can we wait that long? Physically reduce the Arab oil reserves? Some creative ideas needed here. Go in by force and take over the entire Middle East?

The problem is so bad that we must consider some radical solutions, no matter how frightening they may seem.

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