foreign company not only jeopardizes fairness and justice in world trade, it
also poses a tangible threat to the security of 5G networks.
As Huawei said in a statement, “If the US restricts Huawei, it will not make the US safer, nor will
it make the US stronger. It will only force the US to use inferior and expensive alternative equipment.”
Inferior equipment that might be exploited by criminals and terrorists.
That the order is politically motivated rather than for security purposes can be seen from the fact that i
t is merely the latest in a series of moves by Washington targeting Huawei－one of which was particularly despicable.
It has also tried to rally its allies to its cause, most recently at a conference in Prague on May 2-3. But i
t has been unable to persuade them that it is not simply being malicious in pursuit of putting America first.