The Pentagon foresees a two-front threat to national security: global instability spurred by climate change and a crippling dependence on oil.
America’s economic dependence on foreign oil isn’t exactly news.
“You used to hear senior commanders say, ‘Look, we’re not built to be efficient. We’re built to be effective,’ ” Pudas says. But now, energy inefficiency is hurting combat effectiveness. Nowhere has this been more evident than in Iraq.
Sunday, June 10, 2007
The shape of wars to come...