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The ship Hammersmith Bridge, foreground, which has just arrived from Shanghai in China, unloads Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, on September 29, 2018. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Opens Trade Talks With China

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Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan speaks at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. His message: The U.S. shouldn't expect too much from China when it comes to cracking down on intellectual property theft. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters hide caption

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A Justice Department poster shows two Chinese citizens suspected of carrying out an extensive hacking campaign directed at dozens of U.S. tech companies. U.S. law enforcement says such cases are on the rise as China seeks to become a world leader in advanced technologies by 2025. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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In China's Push For High-Tech, Hackers Target Cutting-Edge U.S. Firms

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John Bolton: U.S. Won't 'Turn A Blind Eye' To China's Trade Practices

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National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a White House news briefing in October. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With National Security Adviser John Bolton

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A visitor to the 21st China Beijing International High-Tech Expo looks at a computer chip through a microscope. The White House said Tuesday that it will impose tariffs on $50 billion in imports from China containing "industrially significant technology." Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Pigeons fly past the company logo of Sinovel Wind Co., Ltd. outside its head office in Beijing, in 2011. In January 2018, Sinovel was convicted in the U.S. of stealing trade secrets from American Superconductor. Stringer China/Reuters hide caption

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It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

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