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Dr. Pipes, did you see the episode of Yes, Minister in which Sir Humphrey dons Arab attire when visiting a Gulf state?

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Submitted by Anon (Israel), Dec 15, 2016 at 21:17

He does it out of respect, of course.
This would be the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC_8AmhakiQ

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Daniel Pipes replies:

I happen to be watching "Yes, Minister" these very days and saw that episode recently.

I understand Sir Humphrey's wearing Arab headdress differently from you: As a sign of his self-serving, bureaucratic outlook.

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