The Trump administration’s fake China trade policy

Did you notice the deadline for protecting Americans from TikTok passed again? Sorry, the deadlines passed. They join multiple fake Huawei deadlines, fake implementation of export controls, fake phase 1 export quotas, fake supply chain shifts ....

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O-RAN: Facilitating protectionism in the name of competition?

Since the US and other governments have effectively banned the use of Chinese (read Huawei, but also ZTE) equipment from future mobile communications networks, support for open radio access network (O-RAN) architecture has risen dramatically. ....

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Tech policy hangovers: Unresolved challenges for the next administration

No matter who wins the election today, the next president will be faced with a series of challenging decisions in the nexus between digital technology, trade, and security. What follows are three of the “hangover” ....

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We should close the revolving door between government service and our rivals’ companies

A group of British MPs wants to restrict the opportunities for former politicians and senior officials to work for foreign companies. The idea sounds terribly protectionist, but it is necessary if liberal democracies including the ....

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To confront China, Pompeo has to think carefully about European outreach

After last month’s visit to the United Kingdom and Denmark, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Central Europe — specifically, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria, and Poland — represents another attempt to align ....

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