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Donald Trump’s unwitting surrender to China

November 23, 2017
Borderless Future

Sixty years ago Russia shocked the world with the launch of the Sputnik satellite. Donald Trump was 11 years old.

That display of superiority jolted America to outspend the USSR in a drive that produced the internet and the global positioning system. Today’s Sputnik moment, by contrast, appears to have bypassed America’s 71-year-old president. China openly plans to dominate artificial intelligence by 2030. Mr Trump appears too busy tweeting to have noticed.

> Read the full article on the Financial Times website

By Edward Luce

Source: Financial Times

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