Oil, blood and some tears

Foreign Policy in Focus posits the question most don’t want to ask:

In the past month, two seemingly unrelated events have turned Central Asia into a potential flashpoint: an aggressively expanding North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and a nascent strategic alliance between Russia and China.

At stake is nothing less than who holds the future high ground in the competition for the world’s energy resources.

How much more discussion of spreading freedom and democracy must be endure? Energy is at the heart of the current world’s troubles.

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