Israel Rejected U.S. Inspection of Haifa Port Over Fear of Chinese Surveillance

Washington is concerned that Chinese company's presence could provide an opening for technological surveillance of what goes on at the port, including collecting information about joint Israeli-American operations

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

Last year, the U.S. administration offered to conduct a comprehensive security review of the Haifa port, due to Washington’s concern over a Chinese company’s involvement in the expansion of the port. The review would have been conducted by a team from the U.S. Coast Guard, but Israel declined the offer.

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