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American Bull

The New York Times op-ed on U.S. energy independence by Roger Cohen quotes Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability: “This is a transformative development . . .We see ourselves increasingly as this weakened country dependent on faraway events. But as we become energy independent our sense of our own power and freedom of movement will change — and with it our foreign policy in ways that are hard to predict. Oil is a different issue when it is not your own problem anymore.”