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Q&A: WHAT IS HUAWEI AND WHY DOES WASHINGTON WORRY ABOUT IT?

Huawei is China’s first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing.

Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network switching gear used by phone and internet companies. It has spent a decade battling U.S. accusations it is a front for Chinese spying or poses other security risks.

Other governments including Australia and Japan are imposing their own curbs on use of Huawei technology.

A look at Huawei and controversies surrounding the company:

Q:What is Huawei?

The company founded in 1987 by a former military engineer is a national champion at

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