This Element is an excerpt from The Coming China Wars: Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won (ISBN: 9780132359825) by Peter Navarro. Available in print and digital formats.
How China’s no-holds-barred race for oil is destabilizing the world and causing massive human misery.
China’s rapidly expanding thirst for petroleum sent gas and oil prices soaring. China’s brass-knuckled, amoral approach to securing its oil reserves is facilitating such tragedies as the slaughter of Burmese protestors and the Darfur genocide. China’s willingness to trade “blood and nukes for oil” is also rapidly accelerating the global arms race and nuclear proliferation.