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Noah Barkin
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is a Berlin-based journalist and Visiting Academic Fellow at the Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies (MERICS).

On her trip to China, Chancellor Angela Merkel did little to distance Berlin from Beijing.

The Huawei Conundrum

Can Berlin find the courage to ban the world’s biggest telecoms equipment provider from its 5G network? Fear of Chinese espionage must be weighed …


For years, Germany has pursued an ambivalent, but lucrative China policy. These times seem to be over.