Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Further thoughts on Dubai running U.S. ports

My wife has been disabusing me of my previous opinion on the proposed takeover of some U.S. port operations by a Dubai-based company. It seems that this company is owned by the government in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). And the problem with that is that the U.A.E. did not cooperate with the U.S. in tracing Al Qaeda bank accounts after the 9/11 attacks. Not to mention the generally bad human rights record of the government of the U.A.E. Read more here and here.

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