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Arabian Arms

According to the popular press, Saudi Arabia is a country run by a royal family who murder reporters, flog drinkers and adulterers and bribe UK defence contractors. A more measured tone reveals that Saudi Arabia is an oil-rich, middle-eastern country,

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Amazon Prime?

‘Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world in area, encompassing some 3.2 million square miles. It ranks fifth in the world by size of population, having 210 million people within its borders. Brazil by area is almost half

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Mexican Stand-Off

If only I had chosen my parents more carefully, I would have gone to Eton and joined the ruling class. If only Mexico could sort out the drug cartels, it would be a great country. It has 31 states and

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Talking Turkey

JUST WHEN YOU CRUSH THE OPPOSITION, your ‘D’ in economics bites you in the butt. If the president of Turkey was beaten and berated at a good British grammar school, I’m sure that’s what he would be thinking. As effective

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Spanish Inquisition

We take the Spanish bull by its horns to bring you a round-up of trade in Iberia Spain is a religious country with large areas of its population using Spanish as only their second language. Doing business there is made

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Drawing Iron Curtains

THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD COVERING ONE EIGHTH OF THE WORLD’S INHABITABLE LAND, Russia is steeped in history, war and violent political change. Today, low pay, idle or closed manufacturing capacity and a reliance on the export of oil

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Star Spangled Bangers

Sporting a gun trade like no other, the US-of-A are currently enjoying  a fiscal boom. Roger Williams explains the state of trade across the Atlantic There are more licensed firearms dealers than coffee shops, grocery stores or pharmacies in the

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German Endeavour

Famed internationally for its efficiency and engineering expertise, Germany can be a tough nut to crack for the unprepared entrepreneur, says Roger Williams Organisation – that’s what strikes you about Germany. This does have its downsides. Structurally, you can never

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