P resident Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order in a prescient trait to defend US national security against Chinese cyber espionage. Due to its power under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the president gave the Department of Commerce 150 days to devise methods to implement new rules for US companies wishing to trade "foreign opponents" designated as an "unacceptable risk" for US national Safety.
Although not specifically mentioned in the president's order, the communist telecommunications company Huawei, and about 70 partners, are expected to be on the trading department's risk list.
The Trump administration ruled out former US government and its contractors from using Huawei products for many reasons. The Justice Department has issued criminal charges against a senior Huawei leader, the company, and several of its many subsidiaries to steal trade secrets, as well as misleading banks to violate US sanctions against Iran. The Government further claims that Huawei stole trade secrets from US companies and competitors. Overall, Huawei is generally believed to engage in financial espionage.
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Given this congressional history, in a rare case of bipartisanship in Washington, democracies such as US Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) Have welcomed the president's executive order as "a necessary step" because of the law of communist China mandating such companies must "act as an agent for the state".
Critically, this cyber espionage threat stems from the potential of "backdoor" technologies being implanted in Huawei products and thus used as a tool of intelligence collection and cyberware by the Chinese; And it has encouraged the United States to urge its allies not to cooperate with Huawei in developing their 5G infrastructures.
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In light of President Trump's executive order, Huawei continues to maintain his innocence of all claims. The company itself has gone to the US Federal Court to interfere with the administration's previous ban on the federal government and its contractors working with the company.
In particular, Huawei opposes the opposition that their product has been found to have such a "back door" to help Beijing's cyber espionage in America or elsewhere. Furthermore, the company is excited financial director Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on the outstanding US warrant and is in the process of fighting extradition. In fact, Huawei is almost as excited as the Communist Chinese government that has arrested two Canadians (although the Beijing regime obviously turns the two unrelated cases).
Moreover, Huawei claims that President Trump's executive order prevents the development of "next generation" technologies; "Will not make the United States safer or stronger"; and will result in "poorer than more expensive alternatives" that will harm businesses and customers and delay the implementation of 5G infrastructure in rural America.
Huawei has a point here as it will affect the US economy – Huawei spends around $ 11 billion on purchases from many US companies. Nevertheless, the economic damage to the Huawei will increase, because in a sharp irony, the Communist Chinese telecommunications juggernaut may not potentially contest and "backdoor" the world's 5G infrastructure without US technologies. No wonder, Huawei guarantees reassuring Washington: "We are ready and willing to engage with the US government and take effective action to ensure product safety."
Fortunately, the trumpet administration and the increasing bipartite congressional consensus are indefinite, for they understand such assurances are meaningless the moment the Beijing regime otherwise imposes on Huawei – if it has not already done so.
A concise understanding of communist ideology reveals that whatever "market reform" is implemented, the party owns the means of production in a command and control economy. If the Beijing regime decides to nationalize Huawei, the company would have no recall but to submit.
It's hard to imagine when Huawei refuses to adhere to a directive to engage in cyber espionage because of a communist regime that ignores international laws, agreements, and norms unless they are intentional and intentionally violating them.
Honestly, what kind of nonsense would swallow such risible insurance?
However, as it has in the case of sanctioning the savage Iranian regime, Europe strongly urges promises not to "close" to the US import union to ban Huawei from its 5G infrastructure; And, as usual, promises to continue to bow back to China, the second largest trading partner. (Guess who is Europe's biggest trading partner?) To claim its fears of escalating the trade war between the United States and China and their own financial interests, the British, German and French authorities are able to use Huawei.
For potential dangers to their own nation's security interests, as well as those of their American allies?
Speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris and acquainted with his audience, Vincent Pang, Huawei's head of Western European business, noted that "in the last 30 years, Huawei has had no cyber security issues"; and in an exciting, ironic echo of the "Open Door Policy", saying "closed doors doesn't make anybody better."
It also does not "backdoor" on telecommunication products for cyber-spy on free people on the fate of a nuclear weapons communist dictatorship.
Such a Manichean Cold War era thinking is pooh-poohed of the nuanced European diplomats and policemen as their sophisticated 20th-century summaries include two world wars. Cue French President Emmanuel Macron:
Our perspective is not to block Huawei or any company. . . France and Europe are pragmatic and realistic. We believe in cooperation and multilateralism. At the same time, we are very careful about access to good technology and to preserve our national security and all safety rules. . . I believe it is not appropriate to launch a trade or technical war against any country. First, it is not the best way to defend national security; second, it is not the best way to defend the ecosystem.
First, I have no idea why he has drawn the ecosystem into this argument. Communist China is one of the most polluted countries on earth. But, OK.
Second, as stories in the abyss to repeat themselves, if European governments just want to worry about "practical" economic concerns, they must remember predatory economic policies of the Beijing regime that have never ceased and just intensify.
And, yes, again realize that an empire nation is a poor nation, as it is a continent. No one can be safe or wealthy if Communist China has a back door for the communication of free nations.
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