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U.S. Intelligence Agencies Backed Dubai Port Deal
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Posted by lotp 2006-02-25 16:19|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6472 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 IF the CIA's political sense of the US is this bad no wonder they screw up in the ROW.
Posted by 3dc 2006-02-25 16:32||   2006-02-25 16:32|| Front Page Top

#2 Note I am not saying right or wrong or OK or not. I am saying no damn political SENSE.
Posted by 3dc 2006-02-25 16:33||   2006-02-25 16:33|| Front Page Top

#3 It's only a issue because Chuck Schummer wanted it to be. He is a real peice of scum. What this job entails is counting beans. No relationship to "port security" at all.
Posted by SPoD 2006-02-25 17:57||   2006-02-25 17:57|| Front Page Top

#4 Just another issue for the Dems to manipulate and use to try make President Bush look bad.
Posted by bgrebel 2006-02-25 21:26||   2006-02-25 21:26|| Front Page Top

#5 Something else to consider: Dubai is just one small part of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE consists of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeira, Sharjah, Ras al Khaima and Umm al Qiwain. The UAE, plus Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait, are our most important allies in the Middle East. All of these entities are monarchies, with the local sheik the monarch of power. ALL of them fear Iran, and are only slightly less fearful of Saudi Arabia. This whole issue could blow up in our faces far worse than the Iraq invasion has. I think too much of the reaction has been of the knee-jerk type, instead of careful thought. Just my 2c.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2006-02-25 21:59||]">[]  2006-02-25 21:59|| Front Page Top

#6 I knew when the Dems burned the midnight oil with Blame Bush press releases and when rantburg was suddenly filled with trolls using the issue to bash Bush, that it was probably going to turn out to be just about like this.
Posted by 2b 2006-02-25 22:03||   2006-02-25 22:03|| Front Page Top

#7 This is one of the funding instruments for the 'SpacePort' in Dubai. Just look at those runways!

Posted by Skidmark 2006-02-25 22:44||   2006-02-25 22:44|| Front Page Top

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