China’s Plan to Dominate Future of Tech, Economy, Military Is Failing

China’s Plan to Dominate Future of Tech, Economy, Military Is Failing

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

 
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Special Report: How military technology reaches Russia in breach of U.S. export controls

Special Report: How military technology reaches Russia in breach of U.S. export controls

April 29 (Reuters) – By his own account, Ilias Sabirov, a Moscow businessman, had supplied Russia’s military with high-performance computer chips made in the United States for years.

Then, in 2014, Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, and the U.S. government began imposing a series of new sanctions and export controls on Russia, including severely restricting sales of such chips.

But that didn’t stop Sabirov from obtaining more, according to U.S. authorities and a Reuters review of Russian customs records.

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In the spring of 2015, a parcel containing more than

 
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