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African Oil Drawing More U.S. Attention

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African Oil Drawing More U.S. Attention

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African Oil Drawing More U.S. Attention

African Oil Drawing More U.S. Attention

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African oil is attracting more interest from American firms, and the trend is beginning to affect U.S. strategic interest in the continent. As President Bush prepares for a tour, analysts note that new interest in Africa's resources could raise its political profile. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.