@ CK MacLeod:

Back then, my good Tsar, coverage consisted of radio and whatever film could be smuggled out to the outside world.

That said, Egypt is more important for more reasons. and it's famous!

@ CK MacLeod:

Indonesia was seen as very important. Ask old Navy folk about that.

@ miguel cervantes:

Interesting link, miggs. The guy might have a point.

the people at Hot Air probably don't read Dyer's posts as she writes too well and at greater length and complexity then the other people currently employed and dropping their leavings ( is that wardsback) on the page.