March 9, 2007, - 11:06 am
By Debbie Schlussel
As I’ve written, the transfer of control of our ports operations from Dubai Ports World to an American Company, AIG, hasn’t yet happened, due to unreasonable demands by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
And, as I’ve written, many Americans and American media unfortunately promote Dubai and the rest of the United Arab Emirates as a great paradise and Western mecca. Hardly the case for these lands that enabled the 19 9/11 hijackers and bans Israelis.
Now, there’s more info on why Dubai is not our friend and why we need to sever as many ties to the country as we can. Dubai is helping Iran attain its nuclear weapons goal, according to Iran Focus:
A Dubai-based company owned by the Iranian government has been used by Iran’s Ministry of Defence to procure a key component needed for production of nuclear bombs, Iran Focus has learnt.
Sources inside the Iranian government have informed Iran Focus that the Dubai-based Gulf Resources Development Corporation (GRDC) has smuggled sizeable quantities of a type of graphite known as ceramic matrix composite (CMC) from China to Iran.
Ceramic matrix composite is used in the construction of nuclear bombs and preservation of highly enriched uranium. Without CMC insulation, highly enriched uranium cannot be placed in a bomb structure because of high radiation. . . .
The Iranian Defence Ministry’s front company, Gulf Resources Development Corporation, set up its Dubai subsidiary in 1995. Iran has been using the Dubai-based company for over a decade to procure sensitive precursors for its secret military projects, taking advantage of the port’s lax controls, free tax, and convenient banking facilities.
GRDC is not the only Iranian front company operating in Dubai, according to the sources who spoke to Iran Focus. . . .
The chief executive officer of GRDC, Raouf Mashayekh, is an Iranian national based in Dubai. He frequently visits Iran, according to the well-informed sources, for meetings with officials in Iran’s military industries, who are his clients.
Yes, Dubai is a very pro-U.S. ally, which just happens to allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons ingredients via its country and just happened to help the 9/11 hijackers and just happened to spread anti-Semitic and anti-American sentiment. With friends like that, who needs enemies?
When will our ports operations finally be free of this very sinister Islamofascist country? Thanks to reader David for the tip.
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