“We’ve got top men working on it right now!”

This was the evasive answer Indiana Jones, a leading archaeologist played by Harrison Ford and his companion Dr. Brody received at the end of the blockbuster film “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” when they inquired about the Ark of the Covenant. “Who?” Jones asked, not satisfied with the reply. “Top men.” The slow emphatic reply from an unyielding US government …

Cyprus Bank Robbery

News of the jaw dropping proposal to raid bank deposits in Cyprus as part of a bail out deal has reverberated around the world. The response by and large has been one of incredulity and anger. Aside from the fact that it looks and feels like morally indefensible legalised state sponsored theft, the unintended consequences could be disastrous. It will …