- Time: 1/25/2020 10:14 AM
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International: The Euphrates News. The efforts of the US Department of Commerce to tighten the screws on Huawei Technologies may face an enormous obstacle from the same family: the Pentagon.
Trade officials withdrew the proposed regulations prohibiting dealing with the Chinese giant, after objections from the Ministry of Defense as well as the Treasury, according to informed sources.
The Wall Street Journal revealed in a report that the Pentagon is concerned that American companies will lose a major source of income if they cannot continue to trade with Huawei, which deprives them of the money needed for research and development necessary to maintain its technological superiority.
The report also indicated that the American administration is under great pressure from technology companies in recent talks with government officials.
And on the reliability of the "Wall Street Journal" report, Defense Secretary Mark Esber said, "We have to be aware of maintaining the supply chains of" technology "companies, this is the balance that we must maintain." This came during an interview on Friday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. in Washington.
It should be noted, that divisions within the Trump administration about how to deal with Huawei have begun to emerge, as officials seek to prevent Huawei from expanding internationally, but without harming American companies and their dealings.
While the Trump administration appears to be at the heart of one man, but it is deeply divided about how to deal with the Chinese company within the American market, there is a widespread sense of frustration within the administration that the move in May to include the company in the blacklist of the Ministry of Commerce, It has had little impact on U.S. companies that have discovered ways to keep supplying Huawei.
A senior administration official said that the administration is studying how it can help companies produce devices that can compete with the fifth generation Huawei within 18 months.
The official said the talks include government and corporate representatives from Japan and other democratic countries