Fighting Oil Uncertainty with Shale

June 17, 2014

Washington Times

Domestic energy is America’s ace in the hole. 

As the Iraqi government collapses in the face of Islamic terrorists, public attention will be mostly on human suffering, as it should be. Women, Iraqi Christians and other non-Sunni religious groups are already being targeted, and the pictures coming in are horrific. The BBC and Fox News are giving “disturbing video” warnings to their Iraq stories, and it looks like it will only get worse.

Further, the terrorists openly announce their intention to create an Islamic religious state from the Mediterranean to the Gulf. The distance from the Iraqi city of Mosul, which is already in extremist hands, to the outskirts of Baghdad, where the front line is now developing, is about the same distance as Baghdad is to the oil fields and export terminals of the northern end of the Gulf. There are thousands of international oil workers and executives in Iraq who could be held for ransom by terrorists.

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