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Foreign Control of U.S. Ports ?

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posted on Feb, 21 2006 @ 12:27 PM

Senate Republican Leader Bill Frist called Tuesday for the Bush administration to stop a deal permitting a United Arab Emirates company to take over six major U.S. seaports, upping the ante on a fight that several congressmen, governors and mayors are waging with the White House.

Critics have noted that some of the 9/11 hijackers used the UAE as an operational and financial base. In addition, they contend the UAE was an important transfer point for shipments of smuggled nuclear components sent to Iran, North Korea and Libya by a Pakistani scientist.

Full Story at Yahoo News

Is U.S. so fragile?
Are all Arabs extremists?
Are all westren governments/population innocent in invention/production of WMDs/Nukes?
If all nuclear proliferation is from U.S. and Allies then are their governments not responsible?
Are the U.S. and other nuclear powers not the biggest threat to the life on planet earth?
Is the craze for Nukes a US & Westren fashion/ necessity, just to keep international supermacy?

Is the attitude of racism, anti-Arab/ anti-Muslim, a healthy marker for the U.S.'s face of "LIBERTY'?


posted on Feb, 21 2006 @ 12:44 PM

Please contribute to the existing discussion linked above.

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