February 28, 2021

U.S. Enlists Allies to Counter China’s Technology Push

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist Bob Davis

President Biden portrays U.S. relations with China as a clash of values: democracy vs. autocracy.

But his rhetoric obscures the administration’s more pragmatic approach of cobbling together groups of countries to work jointly on technology. The goal is to stay ahead of China in semiconductors, artificial intelligence and other advances that are expected to define the economy and military of the future.

Preliminary conversations with U.S. allies have begun, though the effort is expected to take months, said senior administration officials.

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Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Rasser served as...