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Warren Buffett, Libyan FM, and Prince Laurent of Belgium

Shockwaves as top Warren Buffett lieutenant resigns
Alexandra Frean in New York
Last updated March 31 2011 12:36AM

The function of a guru is to provide you with an investment strategy.
Not with an investment vehicle.

A foreign minister (NYSEARCA:FM) of a head of state needs the "vehicle" of the state for his propaganda.
Once such a minister resigns, he "defects".

Libyan foreign minister flies into London to defect
Roland Watson, Political Editor, Deborah Haynes in Tripoli
Last updated March 30 2011 9:56PM

The etymological origin of "to defect" is the Latin "deficere", to fail, says Chambers,

Who or what fails what or whom?

Belgium's unruly Prince Laurent hit new trouble on Wednesday as politicians urged cutting off his state revenue for travelling without permission to former colony the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rebel Belgian prince under fire over Congo mission
(AFP) – 12 hours ago

There is no government in Belgium since ELEVEN months.

Belgian king accepts government’s resignation
Mon Apr 26, 2010 (Reuters)

Ivo Cerckel