Weaponized Interdependence

Huawei and Weaponized Globalization (lead article in Global Asia)

The US and China are engaged in a bitter fight over Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant.…

How the Pentagon is weaponizing procurement against China

Dimi Sevastopulo at the Financial Times. ““The Pentagon is going whole hog,” said one person familiar…

Huawei’s secret war against American sanctions

“Many second- and third-tier suppliers, who previously would have had no chance to enter Huawei’s supply…

FT article on the new “quiet war”: How the US and China are weaponizing trade networks

With the end of the cold war, it looked as if globalisation had tamed power politics…

Yar Batmanghelidj on the mismatch between sanctions and economic understanding

“President Donald Trump’s economic war on Iran has had at least one positive impact. It has…

The Asia Times on how Japan is weaponizing interdependence against South Korea.

William Pesek in the Asia Times. There is ample blame to go around. Moon is but…

ECFR Podcast

Henry did a podcast with Ellie Geranmayeh and Elizabeth Rosenberg (Mark Leonard hosting) on the European…

Weaponized Interdependence is out

Our article, Weaponized Interdependence: How Global Economic Networks Shape State Coercion, has now been published by…

The Japan-Korea spat is turning into a low level economic war

The Nikkei Asian Review describes how Japan’s efforts to target South Korea’s technology industry is leading…

Lawfare article on Weaponized Interdependence

Our piece on the strategic logic of weaponized interdependence has just appeared on Lawfare. “Last month,…