Middle East Public date: 24.08.2017 23:12:18

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9 Feb 2011

Chinese weather on Tahrir Square

Egypt has no oil, insignificant industry, small amounts of natural gas, and 40 million people who are about to become very, very hungry. Without figuring out how to feed the destitute bottom half of the Egyptian population, all talk of political "models" is window-shopping. And if, after bad weather, China, usually self-sufficient, is forced into the world market to buy millions of tons of wheat, Egypt's problems will get a whole lot worse. (Feb 9, '11)
Egypt has no oil, insignificant industry, small amounts of natural gas, and 40 million people who are about to become...

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