China stands to gain from growing tech Cold War

The country could benefit if a new 'Red Scare' drives its researchers away from the US

China's growing technological prowess in areas such as artificial intelligence is making Washington very nervous. US efforts to fight back, though, could make the problem worse.

In US policy circles, suspicion of China is starting to resemble a new "Red Scare".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'China stands to gain from growing tech Cold War'. Subscribe