OK, if you thought Max Keiser was off the wall, check out this guy in the Financial Times. He blames the closure of the US Naval Base for the Icelandic economic meltdown and proposes the perfect solution for Iceland to rise from the ashes: reopen Guantanamo on the abandoned base.*
The challenge for Iceland today is to reopen the US base. It would no longer have a military function but could be an ideal solution to President Barack Obama’s problem of where to place the Guantánamo prisoners. […] The American people do not want any suspected terrorists in their backyard. There are less fortunate countries that would accept Guantánamo prisoners in return for cash. Iceland is ideal to play such a role because it was the closure of a US military base that allowed its financial collapse. Iceland could escape from default and depression if the base were to reopen.
Read the whole article here. And thanks to Richard for the link.
* abandoned being a slight misrepresentation, since there is actually a university operating there now.