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When the chips are down, globalisation hits a snag

Nations are ending dependence on global supply networks beyond their control and moving towards trustworthy sources

09 June 2022 - 19:59 By Peter Apps

As experts examine the charred remains of Russian missiles that have slammed into Ukrainian blocks of flats and strategic sites, they report one frequent common detail: the carefully scored-out manufacturer names and codes on microchips, deliberately leaving their origin at least initially concealed...

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