The trade war between the Trump administration and China — through the proxy Huawei — has begun its European campaign in earnest. As if Britain’s prime minister Theresa May didn’t have enough to cope with on Brexit, she now has another front opening up over her government’s decision to use Huawei’s technology in the UK’s new 5G networks.The news from a secret UK National Security Council (NSC) meeting — supposedly leaked by rebellious cabinet ministers who weren’t happy with the approval – clearly shows that fears over the security of vital information doesn’t need any foreign company to be compromised.Huawei has been banned from being used in the US and Australia, while some securocrats around the world have echoed the US fears about eavesdropping, including in the UK. May’s NSC meeting approved the use of Huawei in "noncore" technology or parts of the network. Westminster is clearly trying to appease Washington and Beijing, as can be seen in the limited role given to Huawei techno...

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