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US takes chip wars to new level by targeting SMIC

By targeting Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, the US has used the nuclear option. Unlike Huawei or ByteDance, SMIC is foundational for China. From self-driving cars to artificial intelligence, China’s future depends on the success of SMIC (and its domestic chip industry). By taking action against SMIC, Washington has attacked the heart of China. Now, it’s […]