Wu Shiqiang

Suddenly a knock on the door

A subpoena for a former Israeli intelligence official to testify in U.S. court is a significant development in a legal, national security and political drama, involving the Israeli and Chinese governments, politicians in Washington, Federal Court and families who lost loved ones in terrorist attacks.

Israel in middle of legal tussle between U.S. and China

A new diplomatic spat is emerging between the United States and Israel, and it has nothing to do with Iran or Palestinians for a change. Americans are angry that Israel has apparently bowed to Chinese pressure and agreed to prevent senior Israeli security officials from testifying in a private terrorism lawsuit, filed in the U.S., against the Bank of China.