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Behind The U.S. Ban Of Chinese Company Huawei

President Trump issued an executive order last week banning U.S. companies from using equipment and technology from anyone deemed a security threat, a move aimed at the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. The U.S. Department of Commerce also placed Huawei on a list of companies barred from buying components from U.S. companies without government approval. Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks to Vox reporter Emily Stewart (@EmilyStewartM) about what’s behind these moves against Huawei.

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