What shouldn't have been allowed to happen was the transferring of control of both entrances to a Chinese company that is under direct control of communist China. Talk about dirty little deals. I'm sure history will prove it to be one of the dumbest strategic moves by the USA.--[[User:Roopilots6|Roopilots6]] 20:46, 20 April 2007 (EDT)
Defiantly, the Panama Canal is in Panama. It would have been modern day colonialism if the United States continued to control the Panama Canal.