By: STEPHEN BRYEN
There is a general agreement in Washington that 5G is going to be a commercial success and a national security disaster. But, while the alarm bells have been sounded by former senior military and civilian leaders and by currently serving officials, including the US secretary of defense, solutions seem elusive.
If the US does not find a way out of the morass, the consequences will be grim. Not only will America’s war-fighting capability be impaired, but even its ability to defend against hypersonic weapons will be undermined because rapid communications are essential for intercepting them.