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Issue 432 May 2012
News and Views
5 The View 7 Comment 10 Compass
Current affairs 14 A Maghrebi tinderbox 20 Syria: Scant prospects of international intervention
22 Egypt: No quick fix 24 Iran: The death of Iran’s economy 26 The dark side of the Arab Spring
Business 30 Oil: Is Saudi oil bail-out the answer?
34 Managing risk 36 Saudi Arabia: Riyadh inches towards increased foreign investment 38 UAE: Dubai ups the ante for Expo 2020 42 Women lead the way in microfinance initiatives 44 Japanese investment in Jordan and Palestine 47 The Top 50 Arabs 54 Exclusive interview with HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin
Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud 60 Turkey: Anatolia’s tigers looking to Middle East and North Africa
Mosaic 64 The Arabian Horse
68 Dubai’s thriving contemporary art scene
72 Books 74 Letter from Cairo
Prince Alwaleed, billionaire businessman and philanthropist, shares a family moment with his grandchildren, Sarah Bint Abdulaziz Bin Musaed Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud and Jena Bint Khaled Bin Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud