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Fuelling the war

revealing an oil company"s role in Vietnam

by Louis Wesseling

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wesseling, Louis.,
  • Shell Oil Company.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Fuel supplies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Wesseling.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS559.8.F83 W47 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6897057M
    ISBN 101860644570
    LC Control Number00699150
    OCLC/WorldCa44177465

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    Fueling Purpose Harish Prabhakar 12th Grade. An individual’s actions and thoughts are often products of one’s nurture and experiences. These can provide a path to one’s destiny. In his novel The Wars, Timothy Findley explores the origin of Robert Ross’s incentives and investigates his actions as the protagonist strives to preserve life Author: Harish Prabhakar. by Richard L. Dunn Exploding Fuel Tanks tells the story of air war over the Pacific in World War Two from the perspective of aircraft vulnerability. The result is surprising history with many oft repeated but inaccurate characterizations of the combatants debunked.

    Get this from a library! Fuelling war: natural resources and armed conflict. [Philippe Le Billon; International Institute for Strategic Studies,] -- A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development. The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a.   Directed by Tom Harper. With Ben Chaplin, Phoebe Fox, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo. Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world/10().


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Corrupt regimes and armed groups receive huge revenues from trade in natural 5/5(1). The book's most notable absence, however, is the lack of a full account of how Shell and other oil companies actually fueled the American war machine in Vietnam.

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Preventing and ending armed conflicts related to resources, however, requires broader engagement by external actors, more transparent and accountable management of resource sectors, and the imposition of specific measures for tackling the role of resource revenues in fuelling : Philippe Le Billon.

A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development. The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a curse rather than a blessing.

Billions of dollars from resource exploitation benefit repressive regim. While the threat of “resource wars” over possession of oil reserves is often exaggerated, the sum total of the political effects generated by the oil industry makes it a leading cause of war. Between one-quarter and one-half of interstate wars since have been connected to Cited by: 43 Books About War Every Man Should Read.

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday. War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — individual men — often show the very best of themselves. War is often the result of greed, stupidity, or depravity.

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Author Greg Muttitt talks to Derek Brower You have 1 free article remaining. Q. May War Ration Book Two be used by any member of the family. Yes, Ration Book Two — like War Ration Book One (now used for sugar and coffee) — may be used by any member of the household to whom the book is issued.

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American War is the story of the second American Civil War, a war that breaks out in over the use of oil. Now, the North and South are once more divided, Texas has become a part of Mexico again, and China is the the most powerful nation in the world/5.

Get this from a library. Fuelling war: natural resources and armed conflict. [Philippe Le Billon; International Institute for Strategic Studies.] -- A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development.

The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a. As the war progressed and Germany occupied Holland, Belgium and France, Britain became more vulnerable to enemy bombers.

There was also the need to send fuel .4 Responses to “Make It Do – Gasoline Rationing in World War II”. Kathy West Jul. 18, This reminds me somewhat of the gas shortages and rationing in the s, although the situation during WW2 seems more severe.

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The bibliography alone is 50 pages.