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A Race With No End in Sight

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorOct 5, 2011 1:09 AM

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I'm not sure what to make of this story in Foreign Policy. It seems like a textbook case of China's nationalist capitalism trumping U.S. security interests. On the other hand, the writers of the piece might have a bad case of sour grapes (but they are upfront about their advisory role to a Western oil & gas firm that got outbid by the Chinese). In related news, Steve LeVine informs us that

The great Arctic oil race is under way.

Yes, it is.

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