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All Posts Tagged With: "Persian Gulf"

Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

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Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

Qatar, a small country in the Persian Gulf, has an economy based almost entirely on money from oil and gas. But the benefits come with significant drawbacks.

Posted: September 11, 2009 12:00   Comments: 1
What’s in a name? For Japan and Korea, everything

Peter Eisner (blog)

What’s in a name? For Japan and Korea, everything

The "Sea of Japan" or the "East Sea"? As Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes, the dispute over geographical names -- the names of cities, countries and oceans -- can kill.

Posted: August 12, 2009 12:04   Comments: 1

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