The trend: US protectionism toward China’s tech sector is escalating.
The policies coincide with the US taking a more aggressive posture toward China.
Playing with fire: US leadership’s collective stance toward China could inflame tensions and lead to war with a nuclear power.
What it means for tech: US and China tech sectors have benefited from years of collaborative research and billions of dollars in mutual investment. The friendlier relations that helped create fodder for the kind of AI and quantum progress we see today are under threat, which could stifle innovation.
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