BY PETER FRANKLIN
I’ve never had any illusions about the nature of the Chinese regime, but I used to think that constructive engagement was the best policy.
Not anymore. Not after the Covid cover-up, or the crushing of Hong Kong, or the aggression against India or the latest news from Xinjiang about a Uighur sterilisation campaign. Our policy must now shift to one of protective disengagement.
Not becoming technologically dependant on Chinese providers is the obvious place to start. Quite rightly, the British government is coming under intense pressure to u-turn on its policy of allowing Huawei to build our 5G networks. But another key concern is nuclear power…… Full Article – THE POST