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

Opinion

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