Israel’s China ties reveal its hubris

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and China’s President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands ahead of their talks at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on March 21, 2017.

From the United States to Japan, Taiwan, the European Union and beyond, governments have been wary of Chinese technology making its way into their critical infrastructure. At the same time, there is worry of Chinese acquisition of foreign proprietary technology through less-than-transparent means.

There is a conundrum almost all governments face in their relationships with China: They need the…