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National Security and African Development", the African Oil Policy Initiative Group (AOPIG
) identified African oil and key minerals as being of vital interest for US national security and recommended the Bush administration to undertake strategic actions aimed at ensuring unimpeded access to these resources.
The report by AOPIG
, the neoconservative group of government and energy industry officials, argues that it is against U.S.
US Undersecretary of State for African Affairs, Walter Kansteiner, concedes that West Africa "has become a strategic interest" and the African Oil Policy Initiative Group (AOPIG
) has been set up to bring together US government and private sector interests.