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Muammar Qaddafi of Libya, the king of Bahrain and the emir of Kuwait are offering one-off handouts to stop people demonstrating. These are princely, worth $4,000 per person in Kuwait and $2,500 per family in Bahrain.

The full article, about political pork in the Arabic countries, is here.  For the pointer I thank Maximiliano Levin.


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