How China's Secret Deals Are Fueling War

[Times-UK] Stephen Pllard - Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Pakistan have strong ties to China, which they may see as a counterbalance to American power in the Middle East. While Iran is the power and arms supplier behind Hizballah, the issue of where Iran's arms come from has been ignored. China has sold Iran tanks, planes, artillery, cruise, anti-tank, surface-to-surface, and anti-aircraft missiles as well as ships and mines. It is also Iran's main supplier of unconventional arms and is thought to be illicitly involved in supplying key elements in Iran's chemical and nuclear weapons program.

2006-08-09 01:00:00

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