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Sort of like the old "divide and conquer" ethos.
This actually reminds me of the so called "scorched earth" policy of Saddam,
If he can`t have the oil,no one can(or if we can`t control the middle east,let them all go nuclear and blow each other to Hell!)
Originally posted by UofCinLA
Methinks they know something about about the black gold they sit on.... If it's going to run out you better have a backup plan and I think this is the sign, right from the home office....
THE SPECTRE of a nuclear race in the Middle East was raised yesterday when six Arab states announced that they were embarking on programmes to master atomic technology.
Originally posted by NumberCruncher
3/4ths of the Worlds Uranium is owned by Australia and Canada, so looks like the the ME may have to do some Aussie/Canadian butt kissin in the future hey?
The current thorium mineral reserve estimates (in tons):
* 360,000 India
* 300,000 Australia
* 170,000 Norway
* 160,000 United States
* 100,000 Canada
* 35,000 South Africa
* 16,000 Brazil
* 95,000 Others
Originally posted by Valhall
There's no way to logically turn the relationship with the middle east around to make them the manipulators.
The customer is always right.