SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentProgram(master level) Program(undergraduate level)
Course NamePublic Governance and global Economic Order
Instructor
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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Lecturer



Topic



1



2/21



Mignonne Chan、Patrick



Course Introduction



2



2/28



228-放假 (Vacation)



3



3/6



Patrick Mendis



The importance of advancing science and technology competition in 5-Generation (5G) telecommunication in international commerce, national security environment, and cyber-space domains.



Readings:




  • Don Clark, What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Network,” The New York Times, December 31, 2018.

  • Kemal Husenovic, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Report on Setting the Scene for 5G: Opportunities and Challenges, ITU, Geneva, Switzerland, 2018.

  • Report on “Software Supply Chain Attacks,” US Department of Homeland Security and other sources, 2019.)



4



3/13



Patrick Mendis



The US assessment of 5G competition and risks posed by China trade and its associated vulnerabilities for American dominance in international affairs



Readings:




  • The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Hearing on China, the United States, and Next Generation Connectivity, March 8, 2018, Washington, DC.

  • US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (Staff Report January 2011), The National Security Implications of Investments and Products from the People’s Republic of China in the Telecommunications Sector (information current as of November 2010).

  • Adam Satariano, “Huawei’s Plight Hangs Over Wireless Industry Showcase,” The New York Times, February 22, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “Can China Buy its Way into Better Trade Relations with America?” The National Interest, June 26, 2018.



5



3/20



Patrick Mendis



5G as the underlying force of decoupling of US and Chinese telecommunication ecosystems in the midst of Sino-American trade war that would fundamentally change the global economic and security order.



Readings:




  • Scott Robinson, “The Impact of 5G Technology on Security and Network Management,” Cisco.com, February 18, 2019

  • Adam Satariano and Raymond Zhong, “How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises,” The New York Times, January 22, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “What Will Trump’s Tariffs Mean for America’s Economy?” The National Interest, March 6, 2018.

  • Tech Crunch Reports: “Without Proof, Is Huawei still a National Security Threat?” and “Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World of National Security Reporting,” 2018 and 2019.



6



3/27



Patrick Mendis



The diverging political philosophies between the United States and China would define the future of geopolitics through cutting-edge and innovative technologies




  • The Economist, “Acquired Taste – Western Firms Increasingly Admire—and Want—Chinese Technology: The Trade War and Animosity,” May 23, 2019.

  • Zak Doffman, “China Just Crossed a Dangerous New Line for Huawei: ‘There Will Be Consequences,’” Forbes, December 16, 2019.

  • Chimène Keitner, “Trump, Huawei, and the Politics of Extradition: Making Sense of the Meng Case,” Foreign Affairs, January 25, 2019.

  • Dan Bilefsky, “As Huawei’s Influence in Canada Grows, Some Fear Spying. Others Just Want Fast Internet,” The New York Times, February 27, 2019.

  • Sadanand DhumeIndia Will Have a Say in Whether China Dominates 5G,” The World Street Journal, October 31, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “How America is Waging a Futile War with China by Other Means,” The National Interest, February 2, 2019 (Part I); Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “China’s Era of Debt-Trap Diplomacy May Pave the Way for Something Sinister,” The National Interest, February 3, 2019 (Part II).



7



4/3



清明連假-放假 (Vacation)



8



4/10



Patrick Mendis



The diverging political philosophies between the United States and China would define the future of geopolitics through cutting-edge and innovative technologies



Readings:




  • The Economist, “Acquired Taste – Western Firms Increasingly Admire—and Want—Chinese Technology: The Trade War and Animosity,” May 23, 2019.

  • Zak Doffman, “China Just Crossed a Dangerous New Line for Huawei: ‘There Will Be Consequences,’” Forbes, December 16, 2019.

  • Chimène Keitner, “Trump, Huawei, and the Politics of Extradition: Making Sense of the Meng Case,” Foreign Affairs, January 25, 2019.

  • Dan Bilefsky, “As Huawei’s Influence in Canada Grows, Some Fear Spying. Others Just Want Fast Internet,” The New York Times, February 27, 2019.

  • Sadanand DhumeIndia Will Have a Say in Whether China Dominates 5G,” The World Street Journal, October 31, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “How America is Waging a Futile War with China by Other Means,” The National Interest, February 2, 2019 (Part I)

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “China’s Era of Debt-Trap Diplomacy May Pave the Way for Something Sinister,” The National Interest, February 3, 2019 (Part II).



9



4/17



Patrick Mendis



The four-country case studies of 5G geopolitics in the Czech Republic, Germany, India, and the United Kingdom




  • CZECH REPUBLIC – Marc Santora, “Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Against Czech Republic after Security Warning,” The New York Times, February 8, 2019 and Marc Santora and Hana de Goeij, “Huawei Was a Czech Favorite. Now? It’s a National Security Threat,” The New York Times, February 12, 2019.

  • GERMANY – Guy Chazan, “German Cyber Security Chief Backs 5G ‘No Spy’ Deal Over Huawei,” The Financial Times, February 28, 2019.

  • INDIA – Pranab Dhal Samanta, “India has to Forge Partnerships in Developing 5G Technology: Can India Risk it with China?” The Economic Times (India), July 2, 2019.

  • UNITED KINGDOM – David Bond and James Kynge, “Huawei Under Fire as Politicians Fret over 5G Security Even Chinese Company’s Deep Relationship with UK Facing Severe Threat,” Foreign Policy, December 2, 2018; Corinne Reichert, “BT Avoids Huawei for 5G after Stripping Tech from EE Mobile Network,” SDnet.Com, December 5, 2018; and Ellen Nakashima, “Britain’s Spy Agency Delivers a Scathing Assessment of the Security Risks Posed by Huawei to the Country’s Telecom Networks,” The Washington Post, March 28, 2019 and Adam Satariano, “Huawei Security ‘Defects’ are Found by British Authorities,” The New York Times, March 28, 2019.



10



4/24



Mignonne Chan



 



11



5/1



Mignonne Chan



 



12



5/8



Mignonne Chan



 



13



5/15



Mignonne Chan



 



14



5/22



Mignonne Chan



 



15



5/29



Patrick Mendis



Will the cutting-edge technologies overcome the philosophical and political differences? Or, will there be a shared future for human destiny?



Readings:




  • Takashi Kawakami, “Huawei Follows Laws Wherever it Operates, Founder Insists,” Nikkei Asian Review, January 20, 2019.

  • Adam Janofsky, “The Good News About 5G Security,” The Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “How China Plans to Dominate the Global Economy: Copy America,” The National Interest, May 20, 2018.



16



6/5



Mignonne ChanPatrick Mendis



Final Presentation



17



6/12



Mignonne ChanPatrick Mendis



Final Presentation




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*Further information will be introduce during the first day of the class


Textbook & Reference

  • Don Clark, What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Network,” The New York Times, December 31, 2018.

  • Kemal Husenovic, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Report on Setting the Scene for 5G: Opportunities and Challenges, ITU, Geneva, Switzerland, 2018.

  • Report on “Software Supply Chain Attacks,” US Department of Homeland Security and other sources, 2019.)

  • The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Hearing on China, the United States, and Next Generation Connectivity, March 8, 2018, Washington, DC.

  • US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (Staff Report January 2011), The National Security Implications of Investments and Products from the People’s Republic of China in the Telecommunications Sector (information current as of November 2010).

  • Adam Satariano, “Huawei’s Plight Hangs Over Wireless Industry Showcase,” The New York Times, February 22, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “Can China Buy its Way into Better Trade Relations with America?” The National Interest, June 26, 2018.

  • Scott Robinson, “The Impact of 5G Technology on Security and Network Management,” Cisco.com, February 18, 2019.

  • Adam Satariano and Raymond Zhong, “How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises,” The New York Times, January 22, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “What Will Trump’s Tariffs Mean for America’s Economy?” The National Interest, March 6, 2018.

  • Tech Crunch Reports: “Without Proof, Is Huawei still a National Security Threat?” and “Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World of National Security Reporting,” 2018 and 2019.

  • The Economist, “Acquired Taste – Western Firms Increasingly Admire—and Want—Chinese Technology: The Trade War and Animosity,” May 23, 2019.

  • Zak Doffman, “China Just Crossed a Dangerous New Line for Huawei: ‘There Will Be Consequences,’” Forbes, December 16, 2019.

  • Chimène Keitner, “Trump, Huawei, and the Politics of Extradition: Making Sense of the Meng Case,” Foreign Affairs, January 25, 2019.

  • Dan Bilefsky, “As Huawei’s Influence in Canada Grows, Some Fear Spying. Others Just Want Fast Internet,” The New York Times, February 27, 2019.

  • Sadanand DhumeIndia Will Have a Say in Whether China Dominates 5G,” The World Street Journal, October 31, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “How America is Waging a Futile War with China by Other Means,” The National Interest, February 2, 2019 (Part I)

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “China’s Era of Debt-Trap Diplomacy May Pave the Way for Something Sinister,” The National Interest, February 3, 2019 (Part II)

  • CZECH REPUBLIC – Marc Santora, “Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Against Czech Republic after Security Warning,” The New York Times, February 8, 2019 and Marc Santora and Hana de Goeij, “Huawei Was a Czech Favorite. Now? It’s a National Security Threat,” The New York Times, February 12, 2019.

  • GERMANY – Guy Chazan, “German Cyber Security Chief Backs 5G ‘No Spy’ Deal Over Huawei,” The Financial Times, February 28, 2019.

  • INDIA – Pranab Dhal Samanta, “India has to Forge Partnerships in Developing 5G Technology: Can India Risk it with China?” The Economic Times (India), July 2, 2019.

  • UNITED KINGDOM – David Bond and James Kynge, “Huawei Under Fire as Politicians Fret over 5G Security Even Chinese Company’s Deep Relationship with UK Facing Severe Threat,” Foreign Policy, December 2, 2018; Corinne Reichert, “BT Avoids Huawei for 5G after Stripping Tech from EE Mobile Network,” SDnet.Com, December 5, 2018; and Ellen Nakashima, “Britain’s Spy Agency Delivers a Scathing Assessment of the Security Risks Posed by Huawei to the Country’s Telecom Networks,” The Washington Post, March 28, 2019 and Adam Satariano, “Huawei Security ‘Defects’ are Found by British Authorities,” The New York Times, March 28, 2019.

  • Takashi Kawakami, “Huawei Follows Laws Wherever it Operates, Founder Insists,” Nikkei Asian Review, January 20, 2019.

  • Adam Janofsky, “The Good News About 5G Security,” The Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2019.

  • Patrick Mendis and Joey Wang, “How China Plans to Dominate the Global Economy: Copy America,” The National Interest, May 20, 2018.

  • Tech Crunch Reports: “Without Proof, Is Huawei still a National Security Threat?” and “Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World of National Security Reporting,” 2018 and 2019.

  • Kate Proctor, “Johnson: Huawei Critics ‘Must Tell us What’s the Alternative,’” The Guardian (London), January 14, 2020.

  • Lindsay Gorman, “5G Is Where China and the West Finally Diverge,” The Atlantic Monthly, January 2020.


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