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Unformatted text preview: Rationing is putting a terrible strain on the population as they are only allowed to have 26 gallons of fuel a month. I cant imagine having to use only 26 gallons every month, most people in the United States use that in just a week. A larger problem that is presenting Iran is now they are in a serious bind. The populace is upset and burning gas stations over the rationing but wont be happy about a doubling of the cost of fuel either. The country is subsidizing gasoline heavily in most cases over 3 times the amount paid by the consumer. Iran needs more refineries, but it needs capital to build them, but all the capital is being spent subsidizing the current gasoline imports. Its all a big confusing mess, Iran needs to talk some sense into the semi barbaric people that are taking to the streets and increase the price of gasoline closer to the subsidizing line otherwise the country will be stuck in an economic and security rut....
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- Summer '07