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The Toshka Scheme: Egypt’s Salvation or Mubarak’s Folly?

By Martin W. Lewis | February 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

Dictatorial rulers often favor grandiose construction projects, on which they not uncommonly bestow their own names. Egypt has been no exception. The world’s largest water-moving facility is the Mubarak Pumping Station, located on an island in Lake Nasser. When such rulers fall from power, their names are often stripped away from such monuments. It will

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