Following on from the previous posting, this interesting blog post from Time Magazine seems very apt in terms of Osama Bin Laden (recently departed) and the background themes to Dragon Line: Climate Change and Peak Oil.
As well as the geopolitical oil influences on Al Qaeda’s cause (and, ultimately, the source of Bin Laden’s wealth), it seems like the deceased AQ leader had a lot to say about the issue of Climate Change as recently as last year. Guess who he largely blamed it on? (Notwithstanding the fact that his homeland and his family have benefited for years from the profits, what with Saudi being the world’s largest oil exporter!)
Hypocrisy can be spectacularly breath-taking sometimes!