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U.S. warns UAE for being just a bit too full of itself

Old Apr 9th 2011, 4:29 pm
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Brilliant... also love the comments that just don't get the satire...

http://www.thechicagodope.com/2011/0...ull-of-itself/

The United States issued a warning to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for what it called “provocative self-confidence”.

Residents of Palm Island Resort fear that their cavalier lifestyles may spill over the causeway onto the mainland

According to the U.S. State Department, the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom, left unscathed by recent turmoil in the Middle East, “is looking a little too comfortable given the state of the world.” The UAE has been recently designated by the U.S. State Department as a “pompously rogue nation”, refusing to succumb to instability like the rest of the region and is accused of inciting feelings of inferiority among its neighbors.
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Brilliant... also love the comments that just don't get the satire...

http://www.thechicagodope.com/2011/0...ull-of-itself/

The United States issued a warning to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for what it called “provocative self-confidence”.

Residents of Palm Island Resort fear that their cavalier lifestyles may spill over the causeway onto the mainland

According to the U.S. State Department, the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom, left unscathed by recent turmoil in the Middle East, “is looking a little too comfortable given the state of the world.” The UAE has been recently designated by the U.S. State Department as a “pompously rogue nation”, refusing to succumb to instability like the rest of the region and is accused of inciting feelings of inferiority among its neighbors.

Went all straight over their head....apparently. lol
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The article is not very funny but the comments from Emiratis are excellent!!
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Doh ...

Wouldn't it be just too funny to see an article saying the reverse?
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Old Apr 10th 2011, 7:20 am
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the comments are great even when the satire is pointed out they just keep on going.
sense of humour removed at birth?
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Default Re: U.S. warns UAE for being just a bit too full of itself

Originally Posted by shiva View Post
the comments are great even when the satire is pointed out they just keep on going.
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No, not sense of humour removed, the concept of introspection and self-criticism...
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No, not sense of humour removed, the concept of introspection and self-criticism...
even more serious, i mean if you were to think about it that could lead to an inability to grow and develop properly, leading to who knows what kind of issues...
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even more serious, i mean if you were to think about it that could lead to an inability to grow and develop properly, leading to who knows what kind of issues...
Gosh...
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“Revolt in the UAE? That won’t happen,” laughs Antu Bashar, a biomechanical engineer from Bangladesh who has been driving a limo in Dubai for 12 years.

“Why should we protest? I am a second class citizen here and have few rights but –praise be to Allah– life is good. With my salary, I can support three families back home,” Antu said as he was summoned by an Emirati to load shopping bags into his car.




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