Salon’s Andrew Leonard writes on his blog of how the take over of the American ports by a UAE state-owned company came to be. Apparently there has been a lot of consolidation in the unsexy world of port opprations, and who runs a port is ultimately not that big a deal.
Perhaps, but it’s interesting that the UAE company has such strong ties to the Bush Family, and had previously bought the company ran by current Treasury Secretary John Snow.
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