"The thing you have to understand about Dubai is – nothing is what it seems. This isn't a city, it's a con-job. They lure you in telling you it's one thing – a modern kind of place – but beneath the surface it's a medieval dictatorship."
Excellent article to be read by Johann Hari.
It appears the global recession is eating away at Dubai's superficial coating. The reality that lies beneath isn't pretty.
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