Hardball posed the question to Richard Wolfe that Halliburton could step in on the Dubai deal.
Think Progress says that Norm Ornstein thinks it's possible.
"If this is done now through the backdoor, where D.P. [Dubai Ports World] has any role at all, Congress is going to go ballistic, and its going to be a disaster, I think, for the administration. They have got a dilemma now, because there simply arent American companies that have the know-how and the breadth to do this. Interestingly, and perhaps ironically, what I had heard earlier in the day, as they were looking at those that have the--the kind of resources, Halliburton was a name that came up...read on"