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Resource Wars By Michael T. Klare

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This sobering look at the future of warfare predicts that conflicts will now be fought over diminishing supplies of our most precious natural resources. This is a look at the future of warfare in an era of heightened environmental stress and accelerated economic competition.

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Resource Wars by Michael T. Klare

A much-needed assessment of a changed world, Resource Wars is a compelling look at warfare in an era of rampant globalisation and intense economic competition. The political divisions of the Cold War, Klare asserts, have given way to a global scramble for oil, natural gas, minerals, and water. And as armies throughout the world define resource security as a primary objective, widespread instability is bound to follow, especially in those areas where competition for essential materials overlaps with long-standing territorial and religious disputes .

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'Brilliantly researched, ably argued...Resource Wars shows a new geography of conflict based on looming scarcitles. Klare's analysis is indisputable.' - David Rleff, Los Angeles Times Book Review

About Michael T. Klare

MICHAEL T. KLARE is the director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Amherst and author of Low-Intensity Warfare, Word Security, and Rogue States and Nuclear Outlaws. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Resource Wars by Michael T. Klare
Michael T. Klare
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Henry Holt & Company Inc
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