This is the fourth post in a series on the new Geoeconomic World Order.
Latest in China
Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese telecom Huawei at the request of the United States. The high-profile arrest comes against the backdrop of sensitive trade negotiations and U.S. government concerns about the potential national security threat posed by Huawei.
Can the U.S. figure out a way to protect strategically sensitive emerging technologies without undermining the economic ecosystem that gives rise to those technologies?
What will it take to mitigate the risks of the technological arms race?
The decision to withdraw from the body governing international mail delivery has been widely seen as another salvo in the Trump administration’s campaign against what it deems as unfair trade practices benefitting China.
Document: Chinese Intelligence Officer Indicted and Extradited to U.S. for Spying on Aviation Companies
Under the guise of “fighting terrorism,” China has created a large-scale program for the mass surveillance, incarceration and re-education of its Uighur population.
President Trump is not wrong that China is meddling in U.S. politics. But his exaggerated allegations before the U.N. General Assembly will only make it harder to find solutions.
Four trends are reshaping international relations and will prevent a return to the pre-Trump status quo.
Lawfare’s bi-weekly roundup of U.S.-China technology policy news.