World Economic Forum: Amid fears of a looming Cold War, Davos ponders a hot peace instead

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DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - Smiling beatifically, Huawei chief executive Ren Zhengfei was a picture of unflappable calm.

This, despite the younger speaker sharing the stage with him, historian and best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari, painting a dystopian vision of a not-so-distant future, presumably powered by the likes of Huawei, that seemed designed to be provocative.

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