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@maxkeiser @JamesGRickards It's *a bit* more complicated! EVs, Space and Renewables are all national security issues

@maxkeiser @JamesGRickards It's *a bit* more complicated! EVs, Space and Renewables are all national security issues

The nation needs to muster the same economic might that brought about the explosion in personal computing, the Internet and cellular phones, and apply it to electric vehicle technology to help wean the U.S. from its dependence on foreign oil, Gen. Wesley Clark said this afternoon at "The Business of Plugging In" conference. Freeing the U.S. of its petroleum-dependence is crucial to national security interests, said Clark, former supreme allied commander for NATO. He noted that the past few wars -- from the first Persian Gulf War to the 2003 invasion of Iraq -- had securing U.S. access to oil among their motivations. Climate change could also put extra burdens on national security, as well, if it brings about storm-related catastrophes that require military assistance. "It's absolutely dead center of the bull's eye of national security," said Clark, who was the keynote spea...

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