The grand opening of the Burj Khalifa Tower, now the tallest building in the world, was a fairly humble event, at least by any measure of Dubai grandiosity (the firework shells weren’t solid gold and filled with diamonds).

Just think how big this thing would have been if Dubai wasn’t in the throes of a financial crisis:

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  1. “Never Stop Cowering” | Benjamin B. Daniels on January 5th, 2010 1:34 pm

    [...] January 2010 By Ben 0 In Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security That ought to be the headline of this post from Doug Powers: Grand Opening of the ‘Come On Al Qaeda, We Dare Ya!’ Tower in [...]

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