How Silicon Valley Became a Flashpoint in the U.S.-China Trade War

Ever since 1988, when then-Prime Minister Deng Xiaoping endorsed science and technology as “primary productive forces,” China has embraced these fields as drivers of national prosperity. China’s economy has grown forty-two times over since 1980, and its large and cheap labor force allowed it to become the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter of goods. But […]

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