September 21, 2021

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Siliconpolitik: Why have semiconductors become a geopolitical flashpoint?

Semiconductors are a ‘metacritical’ technology. This video explains three reasons why semiconductors have become a geopolitical flashpoint, and why they are on the technology policy agenda of many countries and multilateral formations.

All Things Policy: A Lawsuit of Epic proportions

 The Apple v Epic Games lawsuit recently culminated in a 185-page judgment that has implications for the future of in-app purchases on the App Store. While the 30% cut that Apple places on developers is going to stay, Apple...

AUKUS a game of musical chairs in Indo-Pacific

Read the Full Text on Asia Times The exclusion of France, India and Japan indicates that at the drop of a hat those in the fold may be ousted US should take the right approach with India Previously, the role...

Gen Rawat’s ‘clash of civilisation’ row shows military should be seen but not heard in press

On September 15, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat posed a question before a gathering of Delhi’s strategic community. He asked them, rhetorically, whether China’s growing engagement with Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan would lead to the rebooting of the ‘Clash of Civilisations’...