La guerra fría virtual de Trump

La estrategia de acoso y derribo con tintes proteccionistas de Estados Unidos contra empresas tecnológicas chinas se intensifica a medida que se aproximan las elecciones presidenciales. Aunque la razón de fondo de las restricciones y los vetos a gigantes asiáticos como Huawei, ZTE y TikTok es evitar que China se haga con las riendas del mercado tecnológico mundial, esta guerra fría virtual atizada por Donald Trump es al mismo tiempo un argumento en su campaña por la reelección. El presidente conoce bien los beneficios de focalizar las críticas contra un enemigo, en un discurso de fácil calado entre los electores, y China cumple perfectamente esa función, ya sea presentándola como la propagadora mundial del covid-19, ya sea acusándola de espionaje.

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