Monday, December 31, 2007
Resource Wars Trump League of Democracies Every Time
Whether or not "resource wars" are real or imagined--the subject of a pretty lively debate building on David Victor's essay in the last issue--the concept does exercise a hold over the imagination of policymakers. So I wasn't shocked when I read this Indian op-ed, entitled, "India in the Race for Resources". And the recommendation:
Like the US, Russia, France and China, we need to put our national interest first and not be swayed by external pressure, as we appear to be doing in Myanmar.