Isn't all this Dubai-bashing becoming rather unseemly?

I am fed up of people gloating about Dubai going belly up. Rod Liddle’s piece in the Times this weekend said nothing new and got certain facts wrong. The piece is a prime example of the Dubai baiting that’s been done to death lately.

The worst thing about the article is that it is another attack on Dubai and its people – many of whom are young British construction professionals who went over with the perfectly understandable aims of working on exciting projects and having a bit of an adventure. Yes, they went in search of sun, fun and tax free salaries too, but what, exactly, is wrong with that?

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