Born in crisis, taught by experience, nourished by need .... U.S. Middle East experts rank with the world's best.
Big enough to take a locomotive; good enough to fix one... that's what they say about the Consolidated Shops.
Silently, invisibly it gnawed away at the great pipeline ... in the dampness of the earth, in the depths of the sea.
Poets possibly, pirates perhaps, experts certainly ... the carpet merchants in the old bazaars in Istanbul.
In their hands the kris, in their hearts the crescent... they're "Moros," the Muslims of the Philippine Republic.