Issue 426 October 2011
News and Views
6 The View 8 Comment 10 Compass
Current Affairs 12 Libya: where will the chips fall
18 Iran: the enemies within 22 Sinai: discord in the desert 24 Netanyahu battles his generals
Business and Finance 29 The top 100 Arab banks 34 Qatar injects $25 billion into boosting tourism trade 37 Oil giants turn to renewables 40 Special Focus: World Economic
Forum and entrepreneurship in the Middle East 46 Iran: the wheels of justice
48 What future for Tunisia’s economy
52 The Middle East exclusive interview: James Caan
Travelog 54 Abu Dhabi: contemporary trailblaizer with a historic past
Mosaic 57 Islamic Art at auction 60 Cleopatra – an enigmatic icon
64 Book reviews 66 The Last Word Excellence. At Carnegie Mellon.
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