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  • Europe will either resolve to help them or abandon itself to the care of the petro-czar Vladimir Putin, who stands ready to police the old continent, while preaching antiterrorist terrorism, with his devastation of Chechnya as a case in point.

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  • The President of the United States should never bow to king, and certainly not to a corrupt petro-czar, like the terrorist sponsoring Abdullah.

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  • "What a difference half a year makes. Last summer, when oil prices hit an all-time high of $147 a barrel, so did the hubris of the petro-czars."

    —Rana Foroohar, "The Decline of the Petro-Czar," Newsweek, Feb. 23, 2009, 24.

    See also petro-nation.

    February 20, 2009