Suddenly, the arrest of Meng Wanzhou seems like a sideshow. The December detainment in Canada of Huawei’s chief financial officer was significant mainly because it threatened trade sanctions against Huawei — if Meng were eventually extradited to the US and found guilty of the various charges against her. But Trump and his minions last week skipped all the formalities and forbade US companies from dealing with Huawei as either buyer or seller. Google, Intel and Qualcomm — to name the very biggest — have moved swiftly to freeze out the Chinese vendor non grata.
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