At the Munich Security Conference 2019, US vice president Mike Pence urged allies to shun China’s 5G infrastructure. As a response, Huawei’s founder publicly thanked US officials for providing free publicity. What may sound like a histrionic schoolyard drama is in fact the clashing of giants over future global dominance. In this episode of The New York Times podcast The Daily, host Michael Barbaro and the paper’s national security correspondent David Sanger explain 5G’s possible impact on world politics.
About the Podcast
The Daily is a New York Times podcast with host Michael Barbaro. This episode features David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent for The New York Times.