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  • The sun sets over Egypt's current capital, in Cairo. Photo via Flickr user: Marwa Morgan
    Egypt’s New Clothes

    Egypt will be abandoning Cairo’s infrastructure problems and building a new capital in imitation of Dubai or Singapore, just as the proverbial Emperor donned new clothes.


  • Photo: Ahmad via Flickr (Creative Commons License)
    A Question

    The two Iranian political parties rivaling for control of the presidency are, in form but not in content, similar to the contentions between the Democratic and Republican parties in the United States.