The Netherlands recently banned exports of advanced chip machines to China. A fierce reaction followed. It is a new chapter in a relationship that is becoming increasingly fraught. With China and America on a collision course, our relationship with the Chinese is also coming under pressure. Can Europe steer its own course? Annette and Mathieu discuss it with Ties Dams, China expert at the Clingendael Institute.
Recommendations from this episode:
- Ties recommends the Time Shelter by Georgi Gospodinov;
- Mathieu recommends On Leadership by Henry Kissinger this time;
- Annette recommends Chip War: The Fight for the Worlds Most Critical Technology by Chris Miller;
- Chief editor Freek recommends the book Xi by Ties Dams, and the related evenings about it in Nieuwspoort.
— disclaimer — the podcast Café Europa is only available in Dutch
Collaboration with Haagsch College
We make the podcast Café Europa together with our partner Haagsch College. Haagsch College is an initiative of Freek Ewals (former BNR Nieuwsradio) and Vincent Rietbergen (former NOS). They produce substantive productions such as theater tours with Rutger Bregman, Joris Luyendijk and Thomas Erdbrink. And in-depth live streams and podcasts about current events.