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End of History (13) Craig Barrett
“Q: Does the geopolitical aspect worry you?
Craig Barrett: Not particularly because, as pointed out by both the other panelists, capitalism has won and economy trumps all going forward.
Q: You presume then that as China continues to open its markets and that economic development will tend to bring in its wake a freer political entity. To the extent they become more democratic, they become less challenging for us.
Craig Barrett: You see it every day, that China’s entered the WTO. If you look at business startups, entrepreneurship, all you have to do is go to China if you want to see the leading edge on this. We are the biggest high-tech venture capital company in the world. Half of our investments on a runway, going forward are in Asia.”Return to the Commons
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