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Russian roulette in an unstable world

Ukraine might seem a long way away, but the interconnected nature of the global financial system means we are all in danger, writes David McWilliams.

9th March, 2014
We see more and more of other people's money being passed on to people who had nothing to do with the debts in the first place.

I am here at Abu Dhabi Airport. My flight was supposed to depart at 2.15am. It's now 9am and we've been told the flight may take off at 11am. So you can imagine the state of the place and the state of me! There's no point in getting angry at staff, who are trying their best to deal with a mega systems failure. There has been a collapse of the Etihad infrastructure: poor visibility due...

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