There are two huge markets, mostly undeveloped, that are opening up to Israel: China and India. While the Western world largely ignores them, Israel is pursuing these Asian countries in the East where, in general, there is a unique openness to the Jewish state.
"If China is required to play that [global] leadership role, then China will assume its responsibilities." Representing Moscow, another contender for global leadership, Russia Today reports the story.
Before the end of June, Israel is expecting approximately six thousand Chinese nationals to arrive in the Jewish State. The purpose: build labor force for housing construction The unaddressed risk: spies from a country that has aligned itself with Russia and Iran.
There is a much bigger plan afoot in the Middle East than dealing with Islamic State. If Moscow, Tehran and Beijing succeed, there will be a polar shift in global economics — and Jerusalem will find itself in the crosshairs.
What would it be like to sit down with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and, in dialogue, ask him about Israel's relations with Russia, the US, China, Africa, Latin America and more? Last Friday it happened. This a transcript, and video, of that exchange.