Huawei or highway: Chinese giant to sue US government over tech ban

Huawei | March 06, 2019

The Huawei row between the US and China has apparently taken a new turn as the company has reportedly decided to sue the US government itself. While the case appears to be a no-go, it could still be detrimental to Washington. Chinese tech giant Huawei has seemingly opted to retaliate against the scaremongering campaign launched by Washington by challenging the US narrative and winning a right to publicly defend itself.

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The United States Constitution was adopted by those who were fearful of tyranny and mindful of the dangers posed by an all-powerful central government. Accordingly, the structure of the federal government, as defined in the Constitution, is one where enumerated powers are spread across three branches. All powers not granted to the federal government are left to the states and to the people, from whom it derives its authority. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay expended considerable energy making the case for ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Many were hesitant to create a new, powerful central government, especially after having just concluded a war to get win independence from one. Madison, Hamilton, and Jay systematically went through the Constitution, discussing each provision in detail, explaining what it meant, how it would work, and why it was included. These writings are called The Federalist Papers, and are essentially a roadmap for the document that many regard as the greatest vessel of liberty and prosperity ever conceived by mankind.

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The United States Constitution was adopted by those who were fearful of tyranny and mindful of the dangers posed by an all-powerful central government. Accordingly, the structure of the federal government, as defined in the Constitution, is one where enumerated powers are spread across three branches. All powers not granted to the federal government are left to the states and to the people, from whom it derives its authority. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay expended considerable energy making the case for ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Many were hesitant to create a new, powerful central government, especially after having just concluded a war to get win independence from one. Madison, Hamilton, and Jay systematically went through the Constitution, discussing each provision in detail, explaining what it meant, how it would work, and why it was included. These writings are called The Federalist Papers, and are essentially a roadmap for the document that many regard as the greatest vessel of liberty and prosperity ever conceived by mankind.

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