Unformatted text preview: energy of the world which is now concentrated in oil. If controlling oil means that you can win wars, control production/manufacturing, and even control food production and distribution, then that is where the most critical preparation for a global war would be. ..that of securing your supplies of oil. ..and setting up the situation to deny your enemy access to it. With that in mind, let us look at the current top 10 oil production/exporting countries. Top Ten Oil Exporting Countries Saudi Arabia (8.73 million barrels per day) …26.12% Russia (6.67) …19.96% Norway (2.91)…8.71% Iran (2.55)…7.63% Venezuela (2.36)…7.06% United Arab Emirates (2.33)…6.97% Kuwait (2.20)…6.58% Nigeria (2.19)…6.55% Mexico (1.80)…5.39% Algeria (1.68)…5.03% Legend: Red=Anti-US/Pro-Russia , Orange=Moderate Arab Countries, Blue=US Friendly, Black=Open to highest bidder . GRI Newsletter, January 2009 © Roger K. Young 2009 all rights reserved...
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- Spring '10
- Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, modern warfare