US ports controversy

27 February 2006

Here's a nice rundown of what this whole Dubai port story is about from grassroots congressional news website, CitizenJoe - including some facts on port security and links to other sources. They're a little quick to dismiss all concerns:

"Pretty much everyone who's not a politician - including the conservative Heritage Foundation, the liberal American Progress, Washington Post, LA Times and Wall Street Journal - agrees the concerns about the deal are mostly political hype."

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