US "National Security" Crippling Business Opportunities

News emerged today that Western Digital's planned acquisition of SanDisk has hit a snag with Chinese giant Unis withdrawing its potential investment in the deal over concerns about a United States "National Security" probe. Unis was set to bring 3.775 billion dollars to the table through an investment in Western Digital before the United States government introduced this friction. An optimistic press release was issued today asserting that Western Digital is still committed to making the deal, but without the additional money from Unis resources to make the synergy as sweet as possible may be lacking.

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