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Why India should not outlaw Huawei

New Delhi must tighten telecoms security but reject Trump's call for a ban

| India
India cannot afford to close its economic doors on China.   © Reuters

In hot pursuit of the tech cold war, the Trump administration has been warning adversaries and friends alike not to do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies and to avoid its fifth-generation mobile network equipment.

In Asia, some of Washington's partners, notably Japan and Australia, have succumbed to the pressure. Others have resisted so far, such as Singapore and South Korea.

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