Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Iron is Master of Them All

Gold is forthe mistress -- silver for the maid -Copper for the craftsman cunning at his trade."

"Good!" said the Baron, sitting in his hall, "But Iron - Cold Iron -- is master of them all."

~ Rudyard Kipling
BEIRUT, Lxebanon, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Amid a reported bloodbath in Libya and the Arab world in turmoil amid much Western hand wringing about selling weapons to dictatorial Arab regimes, the world's arms dealers are touting their wares at the Middle East's biggest defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi...more...