The US has met its match with Huawei’s rise, writes Chandran Nair. Photo: Reuters
Chandran Nair
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Chandran Nair

US anxiety over China’s Huawei a sequel of the Yellow Peril

  • In the years leading up to the end of the cold war, opinion polls revealed more Americans feared the ascendant economy of Japan – their ally – than the Soviet Union
  • The same is happening now to Huawei as its products become superior. But the biggest difference between Japan then and China now: the US was able to put Japan back in its box. That is not happening this time

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The US has met its match with Huawei’s rise, writes Chandran Nair. Photo: Reuters
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Chandran Nair

Chandran Nair

Chandran Nair is the founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow and member of the Club of Rome. He is also the author of The Sustainable State: The Future of Government, Economy and Society