It presents a great opportunity for an Arab muslim terrorist/spy to infiltrate the system and learn about how the Coast Guard arranges and operates port security, how the containers are inspected, which one are likely to get scrutinized more than others, and even the contents of cargo leaving port with military hardware being shipped overseas; (what a target for "pirates" that would be).
You just know that al Queada are already contacting their connections in Dubai to develop plans for inserting just such a spy (or spies) into the operation and getting him a "job" in one of our ports. Do you not believe that one or more of these "friendly" muslims from the Dubai maritime conglomerate secretly harbors disdain for America and would sell us out for a price? If not you are a dupe, because it's already known by the FBI that they have financed al Queada in the past.
As a nation, we are even stupider than I once thought. If the countless islamic anti-West rebellions going on all over the planet isn't enough to wake Westerners up and smell the coffee, all I can say is I feel sorry for America's children, who will bear the brunt of our blindness, stupidity, laziness and assinine trust in those who would cut out our throats.
It's hard to believe that our President Bush, who commanded invading two countries (regardless of what the rest of the world thought), would knowingly allow a situation that would jepordize our securties.
I'm sure he knows most Americans feel like...
'They' is a very general term.
Are you referring to the company who's making the purchase, the country U.A.E., or just muslims in general?