European security

European security
The collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War left the North Atlantic Alliance without a clear mission. Funded mostly by the United States, it remains the chief guarantor of Europe’s security. Now, Washington is pushing for European members to foot more the cost of defence. New challenges, including migration, Russian assertiveness and the conflict in Ukraine, have all produced tensions within the EU and the NATO alliance.

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Infographic explaining the functioning of a core 5G network

Europe and Huawei: Rising cybersecurity challenges

More than 100 times faster than 3G and 4G, the next generation of cellular technology could reshape economies and societies. European countries may face political and industrial espionage if they cooperate with Huawei in their 5G rollout, however completely excluding the Chinese telecommunications giant could prove costly and impractical. But most importantly, the 5G revolution will also create numerous new cybersecurity challenges beyond those posed by Huawei.

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