The U.S. national security state has been a driving force behind the Huawei ban, particularly after lobbying failures in Europe. The confrontation will spur China to secure technological sovereignty and continue to erase the domestic line between economics and politics.
The global image of Davos is as a network of elite interests, social agendas, and competing ambitions. Those who make the trip are confronted by a gathering full of social grifters, boring grinders, and a few interesting people.
In defending its legitimacy, a major claim of the liberal international order is that liberal democracies virtually never go to war against each other. In reality, the mechanisms of this peace have little to do with anything inherent in liberalism.
The liberal order is being challenged both within and abroad. Palladium is exploring the world which comes after it.