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Huawei Is Winning the Argument in Europe, as the U.S. Fumbles to Develop Alternatives

February 18, 2020
David Sanger, David McCabe | The New York Times
America’s global campaign to prevent its closest allies from using Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant, in the next generation of wireless networks has largely failed, with foreign leaders publicly rebuffing the United States argument that the firm poses an unmanageable security threat.
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U.S. charges four members of Chinese military in connection with 2017 Equifax hack

February 10, 2020
Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky | The Washington Post
The Justice Department has charged four members of the Chinese military with the 2017 hack at the credit reporting agency Equifax, a massive data breach that compromised the personal information of nearly half of all Americans.

Democrats clash on the 2020 campaign trail

January 17, 2020
With just several weeks before the Iowa caucuses, the panelists discussed the clash between Democratic presidential candidates Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The conversation also turned to the latest on the US trade deal with China and USMCA.
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Trump hypes modest China deal, distracting from impeachment

January 16, 2020
Anita Kumar | POLITICO
On the day the House voted to officially send its articles of impeachment to the Senate, President Donald Trump grabbed attention with a 75-minute White House ceremony where he boasted that a partial China trade deal would be “a major step for world peace.”
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US-China trade issues to carry over into 2020

December 31, 2019
Kayla Tausche | CNBC
Both China and the U.S. are aiming to sign that Phase 1 deal in early January with a legal review of the 86 pages of text ongoing.
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Four Non-Campaign Stories to Watch in 2020

December 31, 2019
Jerry Seib | The Wall Street Journal
Before that obsession takes over, it is worth glancing forward into the four most important stories elsewhere in the world to watch in the coming year. These international events will have as much to say about the course of global affairs as will the presidential election here:
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US and China reach trade agreement

December 16, 2019
Kristen Welker | NBC News
Top U.S. officials have announced that the U.S. and China have agreed to the first phase of a trade agreement, after a trade war that has gone on for 18 months. The deal could be signed in January.

What do we know about President Trump's trade deal with China?

December 13, 2019
News of an initial trade deal with China capped this historic week in Washington.
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US reached a phase one trade deal with China in principle pending Trump’s approval

December 13, 2019
Kayla Tausche, Jacob Pramuk | CNBC
The Trump administration has reached a phase one trade deal with China in principle, pending approval from President Donald Trump, three sources close to talks told CNBC on Thursday. Stock futures jumped on the news but the gains were capped as traders awaited confirmation of the deal from China.
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