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U.S.-China Feud Over Coronavirus Erupts at World Health Assembly

May 19, 2020
Michael Shear, Andrew Jacobs, Edward Wong | The New York Times
A meeting of the World Health Organization that was supposed to chart a path for the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic instead on Monday turned into a showcase for the escalating tensions between China and the United States over the virus.
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U.S. to Accuse China of Trying to Hack Vaccine Data, as Virus Redirects Cyberattacks

May 11, 2020
David Sanger, Nicole Perlroth | The New York Times
The F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security are preparing to issue a warning that China’s most skilled hackers and spies are working to steal American research in the crash effort to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. The efforts are part of a surge in cybertheft and attacks by nations seeking advantage in the pandemic.
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Trump officials try to enlist foreign allies in pressure campaign against China over coronavirus response

May 6, 2020
Vivian Salama, Jeremy Diamond, Kevin Liptak | CNN
With the general election just six months away, and the global economy in shambles because of the coronavirus, there is increasing urgency inside the White House and among President Donald Trump's Republican allies to blame China over its failure to stem the spread of the disease early on. Now, there's an effort underway to enlist foreign allies to do the same.
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U.S. officials crafting retaliatory actions against China over coronavirus as President Trump fumes

May 1, 2020
Carol Leonnig, Josh Dawsey, Jeff Stein, Gerry Shih | The Washington Post
Senior U.S. officials are beginning to explore proposals for punishing or demanding financial compensation from China for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to four senior administration officials with knowledge of internal planning.
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White House aides torn over trade hawk’s proposal as President Trump weighs action on China

April 29, 2020
Robert Costa, Josh Dawsey, Jeff Stein | The Washington Post
A debate over an executive order to boost American production of medical supplies has gripped the White House, as President Trump weighs how to confront China over the coronavirus outbreak without exacerbating the economic crisis sparked by the pandemic.

Super Tuesday Special Edition

February 28, 2020
Tonight on a special, one-hour edition of “Washington Week,” the panelists discussed the South Carolina primary, the fourteen states voting on Super Tuesday and the federal government’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Pence seizes control of coronavirus response amid criticism of his qualifications

February 28, 2020
Yasmeen Abutaleb, Toluse Olorunnipa, Josh Dawsey | The Washington Post
Vice President Pence tried to project a sense of steady control over the government’s response to the coronavirus Thursday, even as he faced fresh questions about his qualifications for the role and criticism over his handling of an HIV outbreak while he was governor of Indiana.
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U.S., global markets plunge as coronavirus cases spike outside China

February 25, 2020
Robert Costa, David Lynch, Rachel Siegel | The Washington Post
Financial markets plunged Monday as the spread of the coronavirus that has ravaged China threatens economic havoc on a global scale.
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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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