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Thought December 06, 2018 / 07:25 pm UTC

Why Huawei? U.S. Motives for the Arrest of China’s Meng Wanzhou

By Kevin Harris
Canadian authorities arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, probably at the request of the U.S. Speculation centers on violation of trade sanctions against Iran. Reports regarding Huawei bank transactions with Iran support that speculation. This U.S. provocation may be a test of China’s willingness to comply with U.S trade rules.