Huawei and ZTE: Countering a Hostile Foreign Threat

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Congressional Meeting Room North | Room 268
February 14th
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Thanks for coming to hear how Congress and the Executive Branch can counter the national security threats posed by Chinese telecom companies and learn more about NSI’s latest report, “Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE: Countering a Hostile Foreign Threat.


• Rep. Mike Conaway (TX-11)

• Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02)

Panelists included:

  • Michael Bahar, NSI Visiting Fellow, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Lauren Bedula, NSI Visiting Fellow, Senior Vice President, Beacon Global Strategies
  • Andy Keiser, NSI Fellow, Former Senior Advisor, HPSCI
  • Bryan Smith, NSI Senior Fellow, Former Budget Director, HPSCI
  • Lester Munson, NSI Senior Fellow, Former Staff Director, Senate Foreign Relations Committee (moderator)