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Gray, John, The Independent (London, England)
A major shift in thinking is under way in the US. Neo- conservatives who viewed energy conservation in much the same light as Satanism and paedophilia a year ago are in earnest dialogue with environmentalists and hard-headed exponents of realpolitik about how to reduce America's dependency on imported oil. A powerful coalition is emerging in support of energy independence, but the main force propelling this shift is not an increase in environmental awareness. It is the unending fiasco in Iraq.
Paul Wolfowitz " one of the chief architects of the disaster, and the new president of the World Bank " predicted the war would be self-financing. He was confident that once Saddam …
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Publication information: Article title: Books: Goodbye Globalisation? ; the World Is Flat by Thomas L Friedman ALLEN LANE Pounds 20 (488Pp) Pounds 18 (Free P&p) from 0870 079 8897. Contributors: Gray, John - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 29, 2005. Page number: 29. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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