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Yemen – Yemen President Handpicked Winning Contractor

February 8, 2011 by


Via WikiLeaks. By Richard Smallteacher, Wikileaks Staff, 4 February 2011. Original article here. Dubai Ports International (DPI), a company based in the United Arab Emirates, won a 35-year concession worth $500 million to operate and develop the Aden Port and Aden Container Terminal, because of the direct intervention of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the president of […]

UAE Prison Camps, and Angry Policy Advisors

January 9, 2011 by


I’m trying to reconstruct various threads I started on Facebook. Here’s one which some might not want to be read. Is there a chance that this got my account deactivated? *** This is from 05ABUDHABI2178 Go here for original cable: Full excerpt is at the end of this post. Important line: Ambassador thanked Interior […]

Why I’m here

January 9, 2011 by


Welcome to the Time Out Corner. I’m here, because Facebook doesn’t like me: my account has been deactivated. I am an active WikiLeaks supporter, and I made no bones about that. I’m a polite and careful person. Anyone who has read my posts on Facebook knows that. Anyone new here will see that fairly quickly. […]