Saturday, February 25, 2006

$100 million canbuy a lot of support--and silence a lot of objections

U-A-E gave 100 (m) million dollars for Katrina relief:
"The Bush administration says the United Arab Emirates contributed 100 (m) million dollars to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The donation was made weeks before a U-A-E firm, based in Dubai, sought approval of a deal to handle terminal duties at six major American ports, including New Orleans."

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