African Oil Drawing More U.S. Attention 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.
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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.