Background Q&A: The UAE Purchase of American Port Facilities


Subject:
National Security , Industries , Transportation , Ports & Maritime Transportation

Description:
Questions and answers about issues surrounding a purchase that would give a company from Dubai (in the United Arab Emirates) "control over facilities in six U.S. ports: New York, Miami, Newark-Port Elizabeth, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and Baltimore." Discusses security concerns (weapons of mass destruction and vulnerability of liquefied natural gas), the company (DP World), significance of operation of U.S. ports by foreign companies, and related topics. From the Council on Foreign Relations.

Creator:
Kaplan, Eben

Publisher:
Council on Foreign Relations

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cfr.org/publication/9918/uae_purchase_of_american_port_facilities.html


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