Letters, Dec. 10, 1973

A Cold Winter

Sir / In your story [Nov. 19] about King Feisal and the energy crisis, you gave a somewhat benevolent description of Feisal; but it seems his powers are not limited only to Saudi Arabia, but rather extend to every country in the world.

In the U.S., which only gets 11% of its oil from the Arabs, the cutoff decree has sent prices up, thermostats down, caused speed limits to be lowered, and prompted suggestions of gasoline rationing. This is minor compared to what could happen to Japan. Europe also is dependent on...

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