Debt-laden Dubai offers to host U.N. headquarters

Dubai said on Friday it has offered to host the headquarters of the United Nations should the global organisation want to leave New York, a sign the Gulf emirate's ambitions remain high despite its debt problems. Full Story

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#1 Jan 15, 2010
This is an excellent idea.
Get the UN out of the US. Let all those "dignitaries" pull their crap in the Arab world and see how well it flies.

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Since: Mar 08

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#2 Jan 15, 2010
Bama Yankee wrote:
This is an excellent idea.
Get the UN out of the US. Let all those "dignitaries" pull their crap in the Arab world and see how well it flies.
Very true, but the Arabs had better hide their goats and camels...even the not-so-pretty ones.
lonesome cowboy

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#3 Jan 16, 2010
William Pena wrote:
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Very true, but the Arabs had better hide their goats and camels...even the not-so-pretty ones.
I'll take care of the sheep.

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Since: Feb 08

Rochester area

#4 Jan 17, 2010
They just featured Dubai on the "Amazing Race" and showed all the wealth brought in by the oil companies, featuring the luxury hotels and that humugous ski-ing complex they built for mega-millions, and now they're crying poverty??????? Give me a break!!! It's one of the richest emirate countries!!!

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