The case for Israel's restrictive policies for nongovernmental organizations.
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Chinese officials have argued that its recently approved NGO law is intended to support international organizations by providing a legal foundation for their activities in China. Yet statements elsewhere in Chinese media suggest a slightly different motivating concern behind the new NGO law: national security.