Chip War

(Feb 23) Peter Tasker's review of Chris Miller's new book which offers insights into the semiconductor industry and its potential impact on the geopolitical map.
  • Chris Miller’s Chip War implies a long period of US-led techno-nationalism
  • China has high aspirations for advanced chips, but is far from realizing them
  • The stakes are frighteningly high for a Chinese move on Taiwan, most of all for China
  • Making the most likely scenario a stand-off
  • Japan has no choice but to align fully with US strategy
  • Leading to a stronger military and strategic partnerships on advanced tech