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John F. Copper
Opinion

Opinion

John F. Copper

Danger of escalating US-China conflict is heightened by advances in AI and quantum computing

  • The declining military and economic power of Europe, Japan and Russia heralds a bipolar world at risk of falling into armed conflict
  • Technological advances mean a first strike using weapons of mass destruction is likely to be the final one

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Drew Thompson
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Opinion

Drew Thompson

From Singapore to Sweden, China’s overbearing campaign for influence is forcing countries to resist and recalibrate relations with Beijing

  • From diplomatic hysterics to displays of Chinese patriotism on foreign soil, China’s influence campaign has turned public opinion and forced governments to defend their values and readjust relations

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