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Announcing 'Huawei, 5G and National Security: A Lawfare Compilation,' a New Lawfare E-book

David Priess
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:26 AM

A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "Huawei, 5G and National Security: A Lawfare Compilation," is now available on Kindle.

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A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "Huawei, 5G and National Security: A Lawfare Compilation," is now available on Kindle.

What are the national security implications of 5G technology? And how concerned should we be about Chinese companies like Huawei getting a foothold in 5G networks? Featuring chapters originally published as articles on Lawfare, this new ebook from the Lawfare Institute gathers contributors’ recent expert analysis on various issues surrounding these vexing 5G challenges. Useful to 5G novices and experts in the field alike, the information and insights in this compilation shed light on the crucial intersection of communications technology and national security.

The e-book allows full-text searching across the articles and is available here.


Chapter 1: "Keeping Huawei Hardware Out of the U.S. Is Not Enough To Secure 5G," Tom Wheeler and Robert D. Williams

Chapter 2: "5G Networks Must Be Secure and Reliable," Jim Baker

Chapter 3: "Huawei and Managing 5G Risk," Herb Lin

Chapter 4: "Is Huawei a “Foreign Power” or an “Agent of a Foreign Power” Under FISA? Insights from the Sanctions Case," Bobby Chesney

Chapter 5: "Huawei Technology v. U.S.: Summary and Context," Stephanie Zable

Chapter 6: "A Risk Analysis of Huawei 5G," Nicholas Weaver

Chapter 7: "The Risks of Huawei Risk Mitigation," Alexei Bulazel, Sophia d’Antoine, Perri Adams, and Dave Aitel

Chapter 8: "On Risk Mitigation and Huawei: A Response," Herb Lin

Chapter 9: "The Technical Consequences of Trump’s Telecom Supply Chain Emergency," Nicholas Weaver

Chapter 10: "The Confused U.S. Messaging Campaign on Huawei," Justin Sherman and Robert Morgus

Chapter 11: "Do Patents Protect National Security?" Charles Duan

Chapter 12: "What Congress Is (and Isn’t) Doing on 5G," Margaret Taylor

Chapter 13: "Rethinking Encryption," Jim Baker

Chapter 14: "Setting the Stage for U.S. Leadership in 6G," Martijn Rasser

David Priess is Director of Intelligence at Bedrock Learning, Inc. and a Senior Fellow at the Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security. He served during the Clinton and Bush 43 administrations as a CIA officer and has written two books: “The President’s Book of Secrets,” about the top-secret President’s Daily Brief, and "How To Get Rid of a President," describing the ways American presidents have left office.

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