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Beijing is furious. China’s leadership knows that it is losing the race for the future of technology. It is a race that could make or break the country’s super power status. And Washington is determined to do everything possible to slow it down.
Semiconductor chips are the tiny brains that power our technological world, from cars and cellphones to fighter jets and advanced missile systems. They’re so complex that no country can produce a single chip by itself. In years past, this was a good thing. Governments understood that technology is not a zero-sum game — that innovation in one