Why semiconductors are on the front lines of U.S.-China competition.
Divining the answer — and responding — may be the most important geopolitical challenges on earth right now.
But what are semiconductors? How do they impact our everyday lives? National security? The supply chain? Why did President Joe Biden just sign a bill to increase their domestic production?
China’s military drills started soon after Nancy Pelosi’s brief stay in Taiwan, and tensions have started to affect nearby neighbors.
The next few days will be tense for Taiwan; the next several months will be tense for the U.S. and China.