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How To Survive In Vegas
Karl Taro Greenfield | Business Week | 5 August 2010
Profile of Gary Loveman, who left Harvard to run Harrah's Entertainment.
"There are a number of people who think gambling is the devil's work, and
that I am a consummate devil because I am a smart devil."
Simon Heffer | Telegraph | 2 August 2010
Editor's memo. Wonderful. "We wrote that 'too many bomb disposal experts'
had died in Afghanistan, which prompted a reader to ask what an acceptable
number would have been"
Ministry Of Oil Defence
Peter Maas | Foreign Policy | 5 August 2010
US military spends trillions of dollars to secure oil supplies, patrolling
sea-lanes and fighting wars, while denying oil as the motive. How would it
change US policy, if true cost of oil was acknowledged?
How To Square Caucasian Circle
Thomas de Waal FT | 5 August 2010
Net effect of 2008 Russia-Georgia war has been to destabilise region, weaken
Russia's security. Russia should support compromise on status of Abkhazia,
South Ossetia, before Sochi Olympics
A Banker's Betrayal
Michael Bronner | Global Post | 5 August 2010
Highly readable five-part series on how American tax authorities busted
Swiss banking secrecy, uncovered 15,000 US-owned offshore accounts at UBS.
Biggest tax fraud case in US history
Kagame Under Scrutiny
Anonymous | Economist | 5 August 2010
Balanced assessment of Rwandan president, in run-up to Monday's election.
Done a good job of getting the economy moving. But string of attacks on his
political opponents. "Formidable if fearsome"
New York, Tech Backwater
Antonio Garcia-Martinez | Adgrok | 3 August 2010
Withering dismissal of New York's ambitions to be a technology centre
comparable with Bay Area. The city's mythology is geared to finance; and it
doesn't have the right mix of academic institutions
Scrax And Polkadodge
Michael Deacon | Telegraph | 6 August 2010
OUP archives words that haven't made the dictionary, but have useful
meaning. eg, "Scrax: the waxy coating that is scratched off an instant
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