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Topic - Arieh Herzog
Six years after the Pentagon cut off Israel from defense technology over concerns about leaks to China, U.S. military support for Israel's missile defenses has produced interceptors capable of knocking out ballistic missiles and harder-to-hit artillery rockets.
"Starting in 2005 two things happened," he said. "On the one hand, we found out the Iranians are serious about nonconventional warheads and we found the use of rockets rather than terror had become a major way for [our adversaries] to look at military operations."
Mr. Herzog said Israel stopped sensitive transfers to China in 2005 and created an office to oversee military exports.