Friday, April 15, 2005

Nightly resource wars

As tensions rise over dwindling energy resources, the resource wars will move to the nightly news. (Perhaps we can say they already have, if we count Iraq as a resource war.) Now, China and Japan join the world resource struggle in a dispute over natural gas drilling in the East China Sea. The dispute has also become an occasion for street protests in China over past war crimes committed by Japan during its occupation of China.

To get a sense of where we are headed, take a look at my previous post, Global Resource Wars: The Rosetta Stone.

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