Saturday, July 21, 2007

Mines Go Boom

Another good piece on Mongolia, this one from The (London) Times, summarising the dizzying mix of opportunities and threats facing the country.  Some of the topics addressed here with be very familiar to those who've read 'The Shadow Walker', though I haven't yet got around to mentioning Genghis Khan Scottish Whisky, which one day might turn out to be Nergui's favoured tipple.  Or maybe not.


1. Peter said...

I read with interest the comments about a lack of respect for Genghiz Khan. It's gratifying that at least one Mongolian is shocked by the propsect of branding a national hero. Such reticence is not always the case in the U.S.:
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2. Michael Walters said...

Deeply despressing, isn't it? I must say, it had never occurred to me that the American Revolution was lacking a logo and a strapline...

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