Friday, November 27, 2009
The New York Times is opposed to imperialism--only when not at the hand of the White Man
"Saudi leaders were frightened: heavily dependent on imports, they had seen the price of rice and wheat, their dietary staples, fluctuate violently on the world market over the previous three years, at one point doubling in just a few months. The Saudis, rich in oil money but poor in arable land, were groping for a strategy to ensure that they could continue to meet the appetites of a growing population, and they wanted Zeigler’s expertise."
Posted by As'ad AbuKhalil at 9:23 AM