On this week’s episode, we chat with James Crabtree about TikTok’s precarious position between China and the US and how the possible splintering of the global internet would affect Southeast Asia.
Crabtree, an Associate Professor of Practice at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, is a columnist for Foreign Policy and Nikkei Asian Review, the former Mumbai Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, and the author of “The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age.”
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