Weaponized Interdependence

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…

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…

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…

Jean Pisani-Ferry on the new world emerging from weaponized interdependence

Digital networks also contribute to asymmetry. A few years ago, it was often assumed that the…

FT: Trump weaponizing the dollar

Photo by Colin Watts on Unsplash[/caption] “America has long enjoyed a singular economic arsenal thanks to…

Ireland Target of 5G Conflict

Photo by Tamara Guertler on Unsplash[/caption] “Ms Manfra said that the substantial presence in Ireland of…

The European Council on Foreign Relations on how Europe should respond to weaponized interdependence

“Europe’s vulnerabilities to US secondary sanctions result mostly from its economic interdependence with the US. Political…

Chinese banks in the cross-hairs of Weaponized Interdependence

Photo by Adi Constantin on Unsplash[/caption] “The current case marks the first time a U.S. court…