Connecting the dots in the war on drugs
My sources at the CIA say this about the United Arab Emirates, the country the president says we can trust with control of six U.S. ports:
The UAE is a drug transshipment point for traffickers given its proximity to Southwest Asian drug producing countries; the UAE's position as a major financial center makes it vulnerable to money laundering.
Am I going to federal prison for leaking highly classified information? I hope so. I need the publicity.
Actually, the CIA's World Factbook is online. Click here and read all about it.
President Bush has threatened a veto (his first ever) if Congress passes a law to block state-owned Dubai Ports World from taking over port operations in six major U.S. cities.
America Wants to Know is pleased to provide lawmakers with a little extra ammunition against him. They don't have to wait for the report of the 2009 Presidential Commission on the Increasing Scourge of Drugs in U.S. Cities. They can connect the dots right now.