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Latest Israeli desalination plant will be the largest of its kind worldwide. But China won’t be building it.

JERUSALEM POST Israel rejects Chinese bid to build Sorek 2 amid pressure from the US by Lahav Harkov, Eytan Halon May 26, 2020 Israel chose local company IDE technologies to construct the world’s largest desalination plant, the government announced on … Continue reading

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Pompeo: “Israel must stop any action that strengthens the Chinese Communist Party, even if that means canceling projects already planned”

BREAKING DEFENSE US To Israel: No More Chinese Deals; Pompeo’s Flying Visit by Arie Egozi May 13, 2020 The United States delivered a clear message to Jerusalem today – avoid further involvement of China in the Israeli economy. The message … Continue reading

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“Decoupling from China is a costly, difficult undertaking, and one sure to prompt pushback from Western corporations”

REAL CLEAR POLITICS A China-U.S. Cold War? by Charles Lipson April 27, 2020 …If China’s access is squeezed, it will respond ferociously. Beijing would demand foreign companies leave production in China if they want to sell there. It would leverage … Continue reading

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“China’s defective “gifts” reflect a defective regime—and the world is beginning to notice”

THE AMERICAN INTEREST How China’s Mask Diplomacy Backfired by Charles Dunst April 15, 2020 ….Chinese state media has emphasized the purported strength of the CCP’s response, using this new “Health Silk Road” to portray China as a trustworthy torchbearer amid … Continue reading

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The Wuhan Virus pandemic “raises fundamental questions about how much economic interdependence nations want”

REAL CLEAR POLITICS How the Wuhan Virus Will Change the World Order by Charles Lipson April 8, 2020 …The WHO is probably beyond repair. China won’t give up its authority there, and the U.S. shouldn’t give China more weight by … Continue reading

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China behind the cute panda: “Hard to Believe” now free to watch during coronavirus lockdown

Within China’s medical infrastructure is a dark secret that we expose in “Hard To Believe.” The information in the film has been used as evidence in the recent China Tribunal for investigating allegations of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of … Continue reading

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“The failure of the Chinese Communist Party to protect the world from COVID-19 is likely to reverse China’s recent gains in power and prestige”

THE AMERICAN INTEREST The Geopolitics of the Coronavirus by Michael Mandelbaum March 24, 2020 Throughout history, great wars have overturned the international order, making and breaking entire countries and their political systems while increasing the power and status of some … Continue reading

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“When Israel first started pulling up the drawbridges, it was taking the most extreme measures in the West to contain COVID-19”

JERUSALEM POST Is Israel at the forefront of coronavirus measures? by Lahav Harkov March 13, 2020 …After the government announced it was stopping flights from China, there was talk about adverse diplomatic effects. China is very sensitive to its image … Continue reading

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Chinese investment across the Holy Land threatens the U.S.-Israel relationship

WALL STREET JOURNAL What’s Beijing Doing in Haifa? by William A. Galston May 28, 2019 Below the radar screens of all but a few experts, a dispute is brewing with the potential to disrupt defense cooperation between the U.S. and … Continue reading

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Trump + Syria: “Majestic pronouncements and utopian speechifying impress global elites and the international media, but they mean nothing to rogue nations.”

REAL CLEAR POLITICS Ancient Laws, Modern Wars by Victor Davis Hanson April 7, 2017 10:26 am The most dangerous moments in foreign affairs often come after a major power seeks to reassert its lost deterrence. The United States may be … Continue reading

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