Despite the ongoing U.S. effort to lobby its allies not to do business with Huawei, Germany last month announced that it won’t exclude any supplier from participating in Huawei’s 5G rollout. Many more countries including the United Kingdom have not yet made a final decision. Has Europe passed a tipping point?
The caricatures of what drove American and Western foreign policy was that it was big oil that drove Western foreign policy. But it’s perhaps a much more accurate analogy to think that big tech and telecom are trying to drive Western foreign policy.Declan Ganley