It’s been more than six months since controversy derailed a proposed takeover of U.S. ports by Dubai Ports World. Now a bipartisan deal aimed at tightening waterfront security appears to be mired in election-season posturing. Kojo looks at the impasse, and explores the balance between port security and commerce.


  • Patrick Yoest Homeland Security Reporter, Congressional Quarterly
  • David S. Ortiz Researcher, RAND Corporation

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