Should you send your money to places you wouldn't dare venture yourself? The rewards can be big, but they may never outweigh the risks. In the Middle East, war and conflict has dominated the region for thousands of years And it's only gotten worse after the Palestinian uprisings against Israel and the US-backed invasion of Iraq.
Still, stock markets in Tel Aviv and Dubai are surging…in Africa too, the most strife is also among countries with the most untapped oil wealth. Around the world in 80 trades; next stop: Global Hotspots