China, Iran, and Leftist-Islamic Cooperation
Jochnowitz, George, Midstream
China Daily is the official English-language newspaper of the People's Republic of China. In the February 15, 2006, edition, there was a special four-page supplement entitled "Iran-China Friendship." This in itself is frightening. The United States and the world are threatened by Iran's nuclear ambitions. What a time for an official Chinese daily to celebrate China's friendship with a nation led by a fanatic, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has called for the destruction of Israel even as he continues to expand his country's nuclear options.
Equally frightening is the content of some of the articles in this special supplement. The first page is devoted to an essay by Farhad Assadi, Iran's Charge d'Affaires assigned to China, who writes, "Iran and China have common and similar views on many regional and international issues." Farhad Assadi does not tell us whether Iran and China agree that America is the …
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Publication information: Article title: China, Iran, and Leftist-Islamic Cooperation. Contributors: Jochnowitz, George - Author. Magazine title: Midstream. Volume: 53. Issue: 2 Publication date: March-April 2007. Page number: 10+. © 2009 Theodor Herzl Foundation. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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