*+-Robert Reich: The fact is, global corporations have no allegiance to any country; their only objective is to make as much money as possible — and play off one country against another to keep their taxes down and subsidies up.
*+-by Jerry Drucker — Apologies to the Bard, a great writer who has never been involved in a plagiarism suit. Well, maybe Sir Francis Bacon. This piece was originally written when the question was being asked: Should Dubai guard our most strategic U.S. Ports? The answer to the question follows the soliloquy.