World Ch. Schedule : WED 20:00 KST
* Date : 2020-12-09
The U.S. said it is reconsidering the deployment of its armed forces and military equipment to nations using 5G technology made by Chinese companies. The defense bill drafted by the U.S. Congress is detached from the incoming Biden administration’s policy, forcing South Korea into a tricky situation where it may have to choose between one of the two superpowers. South Korean telecommunication firm LG Uplus is already using 5G network made by Huawei. South Korea, which has been sticking with ‘strategic ambiguity,’ is at a crossroads to choose either the security ties with the U.S. or the economic partnership with China. We invite experts to discuss options South Korean diplomacy has to navigate the rough waters of the complex U.S.-China dispute.