Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Throwing Money at the Street - The Economist on Arab Economies

It seems the middle east approach to quelling uprisings is handouts and buy-offs. It is strange to be in a tiny country that is a U.S.-Europe hybrid in the middle of all this. You'd never know it here. Sure, the culture is unique, and the language isn't English, but Israel is like a drop of oil in a bucket of vinegar (or maybe vinegar, in an oil field?).

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