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The Marketing of Dubai: A Brilliant Mirage

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

It's difficult to embrace the hype while wading in a sea of black.

Dubai Debt Leads To Abadoned Cat And Dog Problem (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Christopher Booker And Tomd Hundley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GlobalPost looks at Dubai's abandoned pet problem....

Abu Dhabi's Dubai Bailout $5 Billion Less Than Previously Thought

Reuters | Amran Abocar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's $10 billion December bailout to Dubai included $5 billion already committed by two banks controlled by the emirate, sign...

The Fool's Errand

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Change the names, dates and particulars of the Algerian War, the Vietnam War and Soviet war in Afghanistan, and the history of mighty powers recycles itself in Af-Pak-Iraq.

Nouriel Roubini: Lessons From Dubai World

forbes.com | Nouriel Roubini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

t the heart of the saga is a message that investors shouldn't assume implicit government support. Credit ratings for Dubai-owned companies now reflect...

This Is Not the End of the Road for Dubai

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Dubai World's request for a debt "standstill" should not be seen as a shock. In fact, it is surprising that it took so long for it to happen.

David Leonhardt: Financial System Better Despite 'Flare-Ups' Like Dubai

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thanks to low interest rates and other recent policies to support the real estate market, houses in this country are not especially cheap today, compa...

Dubai At The Height Of Extravagance (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dubai's decade of oil wealth, property speculation and wild dreams created a roster of projects that are awe inspiring in their ambition. The world'...

Las Vegas' CityCenter Project:

By OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LAS VEGAS, (AP, OSKAR GARCIA) -- Sin City is pinning its biggest bet ever -- $8.5 billion -- on a 67-acre, six-tower complex of striking hotels, gourm...

Bond Investors Pressuring European Nations To Trim Budgets

nytimes.com | LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON -- The bond vigilantes are back. But this time they are roaming mostly through Europe rather than the United States -- at least for now. Their...

The Resilience of Dubai and the Gulf

Fareed Mohamedi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fareed Mohamedi

Despite this proclivity towards over-borrowing, the fundamentals of the Dubai model are still sound. The infrastructure has been built and is still very useful, and the underlying business logic is still very viable.

Kenneth Rogoff: Dubai

Project Syndicate | Kenneth Rogoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are those that revel in what they see as a come-uppance for brash Dubai's outsized ambitions. I, for one, do not share this view. Yes, Dubai, wi...