New York Times: Big Problem, Dubai Deal or Not – “I’m not worried about who is running the New York port,” one senior inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency said, insisting he could not be named because the agency’s work is considered confidential. “I’m worried about what arrives at the New York port.”
U.S., UAE Have Sensitive Relationship – “The United Arab Emirates is a U.S. military partner in the global war on terrorism, but the relationship is so politically sensitive in the UAE that the Pentagon does not openly discuss details.”
Roll Call ($) reports that “White House officials were expected to brief national security advisers to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) today, hoping to squelch increased opposition on Capitol Hill to approval of a port management contract for a company based in the United Arab Emirates, a senior GOP aide said.”
Mayor O’Neill (on behalf of U.S. Conference of Mayors) Sends Port Security Letters (in PDF) to Congress, Administration: House | Senate | Administration (2/21).
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