At 8pm East Coast time today, President Obama will outline a stepped-up process for escalating the US commitment to Afghanistan. We get a preview. Also, the collapse of Dubai. What happened to due diligence by investors around the world. Is this a test of Islamic financing under Shariah law?
Banner image: US Army Command Sgt. Major Gary Mayo conducts a combined combat patrol with the Afghan National Army in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 20, 2009. DoD photo: Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez, US Air Force