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African Countries Want to Keep Their Options Open Regarding Huawei, Maintaining a Position of “Deliberate Ambiguity”

A new map of the world produced by one of Washington’s leading China analysts, Scott Kennedy from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, breaks down the world according to how each country views Huawei.

Not surprisingly, the so-called “Five Eyes” countries (US, AU, UK, NZ with CA still TBD) are largely aligned against the Chinese telecom giant whereas a number of states in the Mideast, Russia and SE Asia are all on the other side.

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