Numerous articles over many, many years have been posted on the influence and ownership connections of numerous companies being controlled or heavily influenced by the Chinese military or PLA. Any thoughts, comments or observations of the impact of this and where it may be leading would be appreciated. Is conflict in this area have the potential to lead to major political action and increasingly severe conflicts? It already has had large impacts and this is already a major issue for semis and other industries. Also the impact of China and where data is held or processed. Will China go after the data center business?
The Department of Defense made public a list of 20 top Chinese companies it alleges are backed by the People’s Liberation Army, which could lead to sanctions.