Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a tough choice to make – alienate Beijing or not? If he remains true to his anti-terrorist outlook, he should run the risk of upsetting the Israel-China relationship in favor of establishing a broader and more important principle: that banks should not get into bed with terrorist groups.
Month: June 2013
A lawsuit in a New York federal court has put Israel’s leader in an extraordinary bind, between nurturing a growing relationship with China and pursuing commitments to fight terrorism and help an American family seeking justice for their son.
Bank of China allegedly allowed Iran to fund Islamic Jihad organizations connected to a 2006 Tel Aviv suicide bombing. Beijing is pressuring Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to backtrack on a promise to help in a US terror funding lawsuit involving a Chinese bank’s alleged involvement in a 2006 Tel Aviv suicide bombing, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
The Chinese connection: A Jewish-American family’s quest to find those responsible for their son’s death
A globe-spanning legal battle being fought by a Jewish-American family against those who were involved in the murder of their son − in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv seven years ago − has uncovered the existence of a sophisticated international network to finance Palestinian terrorism.