May 04, 2022
East Asian Firms Are Critical to America’s Semiconductor Success
By Kuancheng Huang, Chien-Huei Wu, and Nai-Yu Chen
Cutting foreign partners out of the CHIPS for America Act would be catastrophic for the U.S. semiconductor ecosystem.
April 27, 2022
Can an Antifragile Mindset Help Reframe the China-US Tech Rivalry?
By Manoj Harjani and Tan Ming Hui
If removed from its zero-sum framing, the China-U.S. tech competition could actually be good for both countries in the long term.
April 21, 2022
Are Semiconductors a National Security Issue?
By Chi-hung Wei
It has become conventional wisdom in the United States that semiconductor manufacturing is a security issue. But that view is mistaken.
January 28, 2022
India’s Semiconductor Pursuit
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
New Delhi is clearly making a push to expand its capabilities in the critical semiconductor industry.
November 09, 2021
How Taiwan Underwrites the US Defense Industrial Complex
By Eric Lee
Advanced semiconductors play an important role in the defense industry, and Taiwan supplies the lion’s share of those chips.
July 30, 2021
Japan, the US, and the Quest for Secure Supply Chains
By Akihiro Furusho
Japan-U.S. cooperation is crucial for ensuring supply chain resilience and thus economic security.
July 29, 2021
TSMC and Samsung: Semiconductor Chip Shortage
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from David Yoffie.
June 12, 2021
The Promise and Peril of Technological Competition
By Jacob Parakilas
The Senate bill to increase U.S. technological competitiveness with China does not address the most important part of the competition to come.
May 28, 2021
Time for a ‘Semi-Quad’ Alliance
By Che-Jen Wang
The U.S., Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea must work together to safeguard global supply chains for semiconductors.
February 27, 2021
Is Taiwan a Ticking Time Bomb in the Semiconductor Supply Chain?
By Kevin Curran
The overwhelming reliance on Taiwan for critical supply elements creates a combustible situation for the global economy.
May 15, 2020
Taiwan Chipmaker Announces US Factory as Apple Pledges to Expand Taiwan Investment
By Nick Aspinwall
Semiconductor giant TSMC will invest $12 billion in a new Arizona chip plant, it announced Friday, while Apple will expand its Taiwan footprint.
February 29, 2020
The Future of AI Depends on Asia
By Helena Domashneva
Recent geopolitical, economic and epidemic shocks in Asia reveal the real value of the region in the global economy and its future impact on world’s technological development.