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Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum

In 1985, when the ruler of Dubai announced the formation of Emirates, the country’s first commercial airline, he summoned his nephew, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, to head the operation. Talk about winging it: Sheikh Ahmed, who had graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in political science and economics just four years before, knew next to ...

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