Arab Protection Of U.S. Ports

American Voices ISSUE 42•08 Feb 22, 2006

Many are voicing concern over Bush’s recent approval of a deal allowing a company based in the United Arab Emirates, who had ties to the Sept. 11 hijackers, to monitor security of select U.S. ports. What do you think?

  • “Why not? Some of those al-Qaeda people have probably done much more research on our ports than anybody else.”

    Julia Saraidaridis –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Great. We'll be the laughingstock of the Muslim world once they get word of how many tons of flax we import each year.”

    Blake Greenberg –
    Teaching Assistant

  • “I think that we should have a little faith in these people. I mean, they were gracious enough to take Michael Jackson off our hands.”

    P.R. Williams –
    Dental Hygienist