Britain faces a choice: align with the US, or strengthen Europe. Without deciding, it will continue stumbling into issues like the Huawei ban.
When it comes to Huawei, Mike Pompeo – though perverse on everything else – is right. So is Gavin Williamson. It makes no sense for the UK to allow the Chinese tech giant to supply Britain’s fifth generation wireless network, even if it is limited to the “edge” – the part nearest your phone – rather than the core network along which the data travels.
First, because under Chinese law, the state can rightfully demand access …read more
Source: New Statesman