• US would destroy Taiwan's semiconductor factories rather than letting them fall into China's hands, a former national security adviser says

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former US national security adviser Robert O'Brien told Semafor China would be "like the new OPEC of silicon chips" if it invaded Taiwan and took over semiconductor factories. Costfoto/Future Publishing via Getty Images
    A former security adviser told Semafor the US would destroy Taiwan's semiconductor factories if China invaded.
    Robert O'Brien said China would be able to "control the world economy" if it took over the factories.
    TSMC is the world's largest chipmaker, powering most of the devices and equipment used everyday.
    If China invades Taiwan, the US would destroy the island's...
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