The problem with focusing on trailblazing is that the trail ahead is marked by markets. A Chinese middle class, larger than the entire US population, will want to spend its money in somewhat different ways than Americans do. Will Israelis be able to adopt to a Chinese dominated 21st Century? Forget the political implications, that China will be shaking everything we know.
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from the article: Israeli high tech adjusts to Asian challenge