The Trump administration has alleged that Huawei’s upcoming 5G networks could be used by Chinese intelligence for spying. Photo: Reuters

Mahathir’s Malaysia supports Huawei, but should be more worried about network control than spying: expert

  • The prime minister last month defended Huawei and suggested Western nations were hypocritical in their cyber espionage concerns
  • But that stance overlooks a bigger risk – whoever builds a network has the power to take it over or shut it down
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The Trump administration has alleged that Huawei’s upcoming 5G networks could be used by Chinese intelligence for spying. Photo: Reuters
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South Korea is being pressured by the US over Huawei. Photo: Reuters

US pressure on Seoul over Huawei taps into fears of North Korea

  • Washington hints that access to its sophisticated spying capabilities could be under threat if South Korea does not play ball over China’s 5G giant
  • Seoul must weigh the demands of its top security ally, America, and its top trading partner, China
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South Korea is being pressured by the US over Huawei. Photo: Reuters
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