June 05, 2019

CNAS Tech: Discussing a Long-Awaited Executive Order on 5G Security

By Paul Scharre, Elsa B. Kania and Megan Lamberth

On May 15, President Trump issued an executive order designed to protect the United States from security vulnerabilities in the global communications technology supply chain. What took so long? Does the order go too far—or not far enough—in addressing threats to America's 5G security? Paul Scharre and Elsa B. Kania join Megan Lamberth to discuss what the order means, how it might affect U.S. partners in Europe and companies like Huawei, and more.

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