Friday, July 27, 2007

Quick Nonsense Review

Wall Street Journal:
China-Iran Trade Surge Vexes U.S.
By Neil King Jr.
Word Count: 1,017 Companies Featured in This Article: China North Industries Group
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government says a handful of Chinese companies have ramped up shipments of sensitive military technologies to Iran, part of a surge in China-Iran trade that is complicating efforts to apply pressure on Tehran to rein in its nuclear program.
The State Department and its embassy in Beijing have lodged "numerous" formal protests with the Chinese government since the start of the year over the shipments, U.S. officials said. They said the goods have included a range of specialty metals and other dual-use items that could aid Tehran's missile and nuclear programs, with some cargoes going to ...

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