European Union member states, for now, are holding off on lifting the arms embargo against China, but they're looking for ways to make the policy switch while minimizing the backlash from Washington. On Dec. 8, an EU-China political summit failed to forge an agreement on the highly sensitive case. European officials stressed that they're "not ready" to lift the ban immediately. The EU nevertheless hopes to devise a strategy to resolve the issue without worsening relations with the U.S., ...

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