John Sawers: Home-grown technology must be protected from foreign influence

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The West needs its own telecoms equipment manufacturers in order to reduce reliance on Huawei and ZTE, said Sawers
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The West needs its own telecoms equipment manufacturers in order to reduce reliance on Huawei and ZTE, said Sawers

With globalism failing, the ex-head of MI6 warned business leaders against giving up control to overseas investors

The rise of populism in the West has diminished the appetite for globalism. This has made many countries more insular, and when those countries are world powers, that can be damaging to historic al...

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