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Report: John Bolton Says He Knew in Advance Huawei’s CFO Would Be Arrested

National Security Adviser John Bolton says he knew in advance of the arrest December 1st arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Sabrina Meng, according to National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep. “I knew in advance. That is something we get from the Justice Department,” Bolton reportedly told NPR. The arrest occurred in Vancouver, Canada on the same day President Donald Trump and top administration officials had dinner with their Chinese counterparts in Buenos Aires. Bolton attended the dinner. This likely means that he knew of the likely impending arrest even as he…

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Huawei CFO Arrest is a ‘Declaration of War’ Says Editor of Global Times

The arrest of a top Chinese technology executive by Canadian authorities acting at the behest of the United States is threatening to upend the Trump administration’s efforts to sustain a trade truce with China. The arrest of Sabrina Meng, the chief financial officer of China’s largest mobile phone marker, has been condemned by Chinese officials, who are calling for her immediate release. The U.S. has reportedly requested Meng be extradited to New York, where she would reportedly face federal charges of violating Iran sanctions. Hu Xijin, the editor in chief of the…

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Trump to Hold Off on Tariff Hikes Against China, Negotiations Continue

The White House announced Saturday that President Trump has agreed not to further raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from ten percent to 25 percent as he had previously threatened, after a dinner meeting at the G-20 summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In exchange, China will agree to purchase a “not yet agreed upon, but very substantial” amount of agricultural, energy, industrial, and other product from the U.S., to reduce the trade imbalance between the two countries, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in the…

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Five Things to Watch For at the G-20 Summit

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday could be the scene of a few momentous encounters as world leaders meet – or refuse to meet – and major strategic conflicts play out. Here are five things to watch for as the summit unfolds. Trump and Putin: The possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin was suddenly catapulted to the foreground of G-20 drama on Thursday when Trump canceled a long-planned meeting between them in Buenos Aires due to Russia’s…

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