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The U.S. president appears to be reversing a policy to block Chinese access to U.S. tech.

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Real Clear World: Tech Wars Are Complicated and Hard to Win

The U.S. campaign to isolate Huawei isn’t quite going according to plan. Last week, the U.K. and the EU both defied U.S. pressure by sparing the Chinese telecom giant and its state-owned counterpart, ZTE, from a blanket ban on “high-risk suppliers” of 5G gear. - Phillip Orchard Full story

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