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China Wants A Menage A Trois – Episode 1

In this first episode of Atlantic Anchors, Joel Weickgenant and Kaj Leers look at the rifts between Europe and the United States caused by differences of opinion regarding China. The U.S. government doesn’t want European countries doing business with China, and Washington’s motives aren’t clearly understood. We focus on one story about ASML, a Dutch company that is the market leader in devices used to produce high-end computer chips. ASML’s troubles help us tell a broader story about the China-shaped wedge that is opening up between the United States and Europe. In short: The U.S. wants to prevent China from getting its hands on such technology. But why? Should Europe follow the American lead on this?

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