Added on 14/01/2011
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: Flush with cash, Qatar spared no cost in its campaign to win the bid the World Cup. But are there ethical questions here?
Added on 12/01/2011
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STEVE ROYSTON: Creating an entrepreneurial culture in a country, as Professor Daniel Isenberg pointed out, requires determination, and a lot of money
Added on 09/01/2011
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DAVID ROBERTS: So Sepp Blatter has begun the softening up for the first ever Winter World Cup. It makes sense, you know….
Added on 31/12/2010
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When the Iraqi army fell before invading US and British troops in 2003, the latter’s mission seemed to be accomplished. But nearly eight years after the start of a war intended to shock and awe a whole population into submission, the Iraqi people continue to stand tall. They have confronted and rejected foreign occupations, held […]
Added on 08/12/2010
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Al Ahly , Asian Football Confederation , Cairo , Egypt , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Football , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Lebanon , Middle East , Oil , Peace , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Rafik Hariri , Saudi Arabia , Sepp Blatter , Soccer , South Africa , southern Yemen , Syria , Tehran , UEFA , United Arab Emirates , United States , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: So deep-seated is soccer passion that governments would be acting at their own peril and would likely conclude that they have no alternative but to allow their teams to play Israel.
Added on 29/11/2010
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STEVE ROYSTON: As a child, I used to stay up late to listen to the Ashes on the radio. Today, a little closer to Australia and half a century on, I’m still listening.