Beijing isn’t Washington’s replacement for Tel Aviv

China, Israel and the Jews; a long, tortuous, sometimes mutually beneficial relationship. But if Israel expects to have found a newfound friend in a post-American world, think again:

It is hard to say just how much influence Israel has on China. Israel can’t expect the Chinese to come to its defense, diplomatically or otherwise. There’s even less guarantee that the transferred secrets of its arms industries won’t indirectly end up in Iran via China.

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