Divide in Israel’s conflicted role in Bank of China terror finance case deepens
Israel has unexpectedly hit the brakes in a U.S. court case centered on allegations that the Bank of China knowingly let cash flow to Palestinian militants.
Israel’s closest friends are publicly voicing concerns about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wavering on a commitment to allow a former intelligence officer to provide testimony in an American court about the Bank of China’s role in a 2006 terrorist attack that killed Daniel Wultz.
Congress, White House angry at Israel for decision to back out of trial against Bank of China for involvement in laundering of money for Hamas, Islamic Jihad. The reason: China conditioned Netanyahu’s state visit on Israeli promise not to testify in trial. Now, US threatening to subpoena.