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May 14, 2011
Um, what?

The UAE is putting together a secret mercenary army?! “Blackwater Founder Forms Secret Army for Arab State“.
This is the craziest shit I’ve read in a while:
The force is intended to …

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Aug 19, 2010
Abu Dhabi Logo

Our friends in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE and neighbor to Dubai, have a new logo: “The Abu Dhabi Brand: Rich.”

I like it. It’s classy, which is nice; …

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Jul 7, 2010
The Nahyans to BP’s Rescue

Ah yes, the old “when in doubt, sell out to the Gulf’ move.
Right on.
Check out this morning’s Wall Street Journal: “BP Eyes Stake Sale to Abu Dhabi.”

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May 14, 2010
Gold Bar ATM in the UAE

You jackasses are making it too easy to mock you and/or too difficult to defend you!
The geniuses at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi have installed, well, the title …

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Apr 12, 2010
Sex in the Abu Dhabi City

I could care less about Sex in the City 2, I really could.
But last summer I mentioned how they wanted to shoot the flick in Dubai, and Dubai naturally balked …

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Mar 31, 2010
Missing Sheikh Screws Up TV Schedule

On Sunday I mentioned how one of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikhs has gone missing in a glider accident (see UAE President’s Brother Missing).
The search in Morocco is still on, but now …

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Mar 28, 2010
UAE President’s Brother Missing

Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed al Nahyan, the Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and younger brother of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE …

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