Riyadh seeks Russian help to prevent US strike on Iran
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia, fearing that US military action against Iran would wreak further havoc in the region, has asked Russia
China has U.S. anti-missile tech, via transfer from Israel
China has developed its own version of the Patriot anti-missile system, according to a Chinese-owned Hong Kong newspaper. The ground-to-air guided missile system is part of China's air shield that is similar to U.S. Patriot missiles, the March 29 Wen Wei Po reported. China covertly obtained Patriot anti-missile system technology from Israel during the 1990s, according to U.S. officials. U.S. intelligence agencies discovered the Israel-China Patriot technology transfer in March 1993.The transfers came from U.S.-made Patriots sent to Israel to counter Iraqi missile attacks during the Persian Gulf war.