Foreign Control of U.S. Port Terminals
NPR.org, Feb. 22, 2006 · U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have balked at a deal to give DP World, a state-owned firm in Dubai, control over several U.S. port terminal operations. Citing national security concerns, some Democratic and Republican members of Congress are pushing for legislation to delay the deal. President Bush supports the deal and says he will veto any attempt to block it. Read a sampling of opinion on the growing controversy:
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