3.0 Security Politics and Arms trade
China-Israel and the Belt and Road
Following prophetic footsteps such as proclaimed by David Ben Gurion, our present and future world order has been carefully centred on Jerusalem.After laying to waste Arab states, Zionists rearrange security and economic infra- and superstructures, which includes redrawing of the Security architecture of the greater Middle East,as well as the Mediterranean basin and Asia Minor’s Caucasus regions with an explicit goal to eliminate US power. The result is the emergence of HJ Mackinder’s world order: a clover leaf geopolitical system in which all roads lead to Jerusalem, to include China’s One Belt/One Road project. This clover leaf imagination is becoming fact as substantiated by several sources. From trade agreements,to infrastructure projects,as well as Belt and Cyber highways.
But the US-China storm, rather than blow over, has only intensified. Now, as we approach the eye of the storm, countries like Israel are being forced to choose between two Great Powers. And while Israel has folded twice to US pressure in recent memory—the desalination plant and Huawei—some in Jerusalem may yet be considering Beijing’s patronage preferable.
The entire World in a Cloverleaf Jerusalem is in the centre of the map surrounded by the three continents.
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Positioned perfectly in the wake of sufficiently cowed Arab states, even weapons acquisitions are now sanctioned by Israel as the middle man.Why is this? Because US ties to Israel legislatively assure her absolute supremacy, regardless of economic or political change in the United States.
The US Congress passed special legislation that requires the America to consult its ostensible ward, Israel, before signing arms deals in the Middle East. In other words, Israel has something close to veto power over America.
A crucial element is Israeli dominance over the political and security architecture of US decision-making, especially regarding the ME and Technology transfers. NB: in April 1973, Senator Fulbright said the following during a CBS interview:
Israel controls the US Senate. ... The great majority of the Senate of the US – somewhere around 80 percent – are completely in support of Israel; anything Israel wants Israel gets.
More importantly, however, is the fact that Israel has positioned itself as ‘warden of the internet’— this is where everything is remotely traded, controlled and administered. As the world’s worldwide web self-appointed guardian, although a few miles off-track of China’s Land and Maritime roads, Israel is ready, moment by moment, to position itself at the centre of both belts.
Google’s fiber optic cable project
Tel Aviv is Israel’s financial and technological centre of operations and partnerships; all of which focus on creating collaborative solutions across cyber security, Fintech (financial technology), mobility, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. Furthermore, when charting surveillance systems in Israel and China, we ask if this is more than just an alliance of convenience for mere profit?
What we routinely see is Israeli Spyware, previously tested for years on Palestinians, now operating globally.
Then came the Chinese and apparently found the right legal outline to combat terrorism – as I am sure there is no convention, not even in Geneva, that in 2018 objects to proper education. I'm for it.
A Russo-Israeli-Kazakhstan billionaire/entrepreneur envisioned the alliance between Israel and China, with terrorism at its apologetic core as to how best to handle non- compliant rowdy Muslim populations while circumventing international law and the Geneva convention at the same time. One scenario shows how the smart city initiative will play out along the Belt and Road.If Chinese and Palestinian precedents shed any light, this certainly presents unpleasant outcomes for excluded undesirables.
Israel issues demolition notice for Palestinian cave home
Privacy International, a human rights watchdog group, reported that two multinational companies with Israeli roots, Verint and Nice Systems, were kept busy supplying surveillance technology to repressive Central Asian countries that obtained “unchecked access to citizens’ telephone calls and internet activity on a mass, indiscriminate scale.”Verint said they only did business with countries with which Israel had commercial ties in accordance with government regulations; Nice did not comment.
The promise of being able to provide police and intelligence analysts with a mountain of worldwide location data will likely lure governments that are hungry to keep tabs on people of interest and/or entire populations.
The implications for US citizenry and the Bill of Rights are dire. In April 2012, Wired's James Bamford—author of The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eaves- dropping on America—reported that two companies with extensive links to Israel's intelligence service provided hardware and software to wiretap the entire US telecom- munications network for the NSA. This implies that companies like Facebook and Google don't have to explicitly provide the NSA with access to their servers because major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like AT&T and Verizon already allow the US Signals Intelligence Agency to eavesdrop on their data anyway. Bamford reports the following:
According to a former Verizon employee briefed on the program, Verint, owned by Comverse Technology, taps the communication lines at Verizon... At AT&T the wiretapping rooms are powered by software and hardware from Narus, now owned by Boeing — a discovery made by AT&T whistle-blower Mark Klein in 2004.
NSA whistle-blower, Thomas Drake, corroborated Klein's assertions, saying the NSA is using Israeli-made NARUS hardware to "seize and save all personal electronic communications."Verint and Narus were founded in Israel in the 1990s to provide monitoring/intercept capabilities to service providers and government organizations. Their technology accesses and retains colossal quantities of data on numerous targets.
In 2007 a former commander of Unit 8200 (Israel’s NSA) told Forbes that Comverse knowhow and tech (they own Verint) is based on Unit 8200-developed technology.One founder of Verint, Jacob Kobi Alexander, is a former Israeli intelligence officer. A co-founder and former chairmen of Narus, Ori Cohen, told Fortune in 2001 that his partners did IT technology work for Israeli intelligence. In 2011 another former chief of Unit 8200 acknowledged to Haartez that high-tech firms around the world employ Unit 8200 equipment and veteran personnel.
Unit 8200 veterans have set up some 30 to 40 high-tech companies, including 5 to 10 that floated on Wall Street. Much of the technology used globally was developed in Israel for military use—later improved by Unit 8200 veterans.