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The campaign also saw by violence at many places in the state. and shaped so much of who I am today. however, Thats truebut if we are stuck supporting bad regimes because only worse would followwhy cant we do anything to make them reform That brings us to the sobering message in so many of these cables: America lacks leverage America lacks leverage in the Middle East because we are addicted to oil We are the addicts and they are the pushersand addicts never tell the truth to their pushers We also lack leverage with the Chinese on North Koreaor with regard to the value of Chinas currencybecause were addicted to their credit Geopolitics is all about leverage We cannot make ourselves safer abroad unless we change our behaviour at home Think how different our conversations with Saudi Arabia would be if we were in the process of converting to electric cars powered by nuclearwindnatural gas and solar power We could tell them that if we detect one more dollar of Saudi money going to the Taliban then they can protect themselves from Iran Think how different our conversations with China would be if we had had a different savings rate the past 30 years and China was not holding $900 billion in US Treasury securities but was still dependent on the US economy and technology We would not be begging them to revalue their currencyand maybe our request that China prevent North Korea from shipping ballistic missile parts to Iran via Beijing airport wouldnt be rebuffed so brusquely And think how much more leverage our sanctions would have on Iran if oil were $20 a barrel and not $80 and Irans mullah-dictators were bankrupt Fifty years agothe world was shaped in a certain wayto promote certain valuesbecause America had the leverage to shape it that way We have been steadily losing that leverage because of our twin addictions to Middle East oil and Chinese credit and the WikiLeaks show just what crow we have to eat because of that I knowsome problems like how we deal with a failing state like Pakistan that also has nukes are innately hardand ending our oil and credit addictions alone will not solve them But it sure would give us more leverage to do so and more insulation from the sheer madness of the Middle East if we cant THOMAS L FRIEDMAN For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News 2010 3:24 am Related News OK. 2016 5:55 pm MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is all set to reveal the real life story of the Indian skipper MS Dhoni at the end of this month.” he had said. “But when you start to understand what the manager wants from you then it becomes easier and that is how it is going at the moment. I love this Grand Slam. however.

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