US Fumes at Tech Transfers from EU, Israel to ChinaDec 23, 2013 14:25 UTC
- The state-owned Voice of America decries the rising use of sophisticated European dual-use technology making it into Chinese weapon systems, including diesel engines that can be used in submarines.
- The US is reportedly furious at Israel military equipment transfers to China. The latest case involved micro-refrigeration systems from Ricor which also have civilian uses, alongside obvious military applications. As the USA gets weaker internationally, it’s going to have more and more trouble with this.
- The near-encounter between USS Cowpens and one of the ships escorting China’s Liaoning carrier may have legal underpinnings, but it’s mostly about media and diplomatic spin.
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