“Trump administration had warned that further Chinese involvement in big infrastructure projects, like the new port in Haifa, could damage the U.S.-Israel security relationship”

CIA director raised China concerns with Israeli prime minister
by Barak Ravid
August 18, 2021

While visiting Israel last week, CIA director Bill Burns told Prime Minister Naftali Bennett the U.S. was concerned about Chinese investments in Israel, particularly in the tech sector, and involvement in major infrastructure projects, Israeli officials tell Axios. That’s the highest level at which the Biden administration has raised an issue that previously became a rare point of contention between the Trump and Netanyahu governments. READ MORE

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