November 15, 2022

US Tries to Enlist Allies in Assault on China’s Chip Industry

Featuring Martijn Rasser, and Emily Kilcrease

Source: Financial Times

Journalists Demetri Sevastopulo, Kana Inagaki

The US commerce department and the Dutch government would not comment. Japanese trade minister Yasutoshi Nishimura recently said Tokyo was talking to the US about how to “respond appropriately”.

Martijn Rasser, a technology and national security expert at CNAS, said he was “bullish” about a deal.“Japan and the Netherlands have the same strategic interests at stake and it’s in their long-term interest to co-ordinate with Washington to manage the China challenge and the specific military threats in question,” he said.

Emily Kilcrease, a trade and security expert at CNAS, agreed it was unclear if US allies would go along with the new approach outlined by Sullivan.“One question is whether any partners or allies would implement controls consistent with the new US strategy of keeping China as far behind as possible,” she said. “Is anyone else on board with this aggressive strategy?”

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  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. Prior to joining CNAS, Rasser served as a senior intelligence officer a...

  • Emily Kilcrease

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Emily Kilcrease is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at CNAS. Her research focuses on the U.S.-China economic relationship; alignment...