On The UAE Deal"This has raised the obvious question of whether we want our ports, through which a nuclear bomb could come, handled by a country two of whose nationals flew into the South Tower on 9/11 and which has a history of laundering money and nuclear secrets from bad guys to worse guys. ...
The greater and more immediate danger is that as soon as the Dubai company takes over operations, it will necessarily become privy to information about security provisions at crucial U.S. ports. That would mean a transfer of information about our security operations -- and perhaps even worse, about the holes in our security operations -- to a company in an Arab state in which there might be employees who, for reasons of corruption or ideology, would pass this invaluable knowledge on to al Qaeda-types." - Charles Krauthammer
¶ Sunday, February 26, 2006
But, we keep being told the UAE is an ally and won't do that. Security is the responsibility of the Coast Guard. I find it interesting that there are no ports managed by any American companies. Wonder why?
# posted by Jill :
Friday, March 03, 2006 10:06:00 AM