The whole of Eurasia has ignored its imprecations against Huawei. Bolton’s high-profile campaign, joined by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, has failed, and President Trump doesn’t like to fail.
The US has lost the first decisive engagement of the economic war with China.
The Chinese word for crisis is composed of two characters – one for danger and the other for opportunity. The country’s ability to capitalise on the current challenge from the US will strengthen it for years to come.
There is absolutely no doubt that building and popularizing an OS is a herculean feat, but if you haven’t noticed Huawei and today’s China are pretty darn strong and may just be up to the task.