strategicme - • Oil(accounts for about 2/3 of world’s...

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Important Because . . . • Cradle of world civilizations (Egyptian, Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Phoenician, Persian, etc.) • Birth place of Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) • Geostrategic location (Dardenelles, suez, Strait of Hormuz, Bab al Mandab)
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Unformatted text preview: • Oil (accounts for about 2/3 of world’s known, proven reserves of oil) Suez Canal Cape of Good Hope Suez Canal % of Savings London to Bombay 10,800 miles 6,300 miles 42 NY to Bombay 11,800 miles 8,200 miles 31 NY to Ras Tanura, SA 11,900 miles 8,300 miles 30...
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