E1105: Unpacking the US/China Relationship with Foreign Policy & Technology Expert Jacob Helberg

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Show notes:
0:19 Jason intros foreign policy & technology expert Jacob Helberg
3:20 How did the US/China relationship get here? What is the big picture of their current relationship?
7:48 Why have the hardware/software tensions risen so quickly between US and China
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13:20 TikTok: will the decision be a precedent setting issue, how does naivety play into public opinion?
21:29 Why does China allow US-based hardware but not software?
23:11 Is there a genocide happening in China? Why are some people turning a blind eye?
30:47 Could Taiwan be the next Hong Kong?
37:24 Possibility of a revolution in China?
39:34 What is the best path forward for avoiding war or another cataclysmic event?
43:07 How do Biden & Trump differ on their China stances?

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