US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

As US-China tech war rages, Washington debates steps beyond just blocking the competition

  • Debate continues over how much the government should be involved in research and development, and whether a single agency should oversee national tech strategy
  • US tech policy is divided among the Commerce, Defence and Homeland Security departments, as well as the National Security Council, each with a different focus

Topic |   US-China tech war
US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
US President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor at the signing of an executive order on the economy on February 24. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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