See our post, Straight Flush: The Taiwan Straight Beats The Straight Of Hormuz, for some context.
..the reliance on TSMC [Tawain Semiconductor] is the core concern: an invasion of the island by China would leave the world’s most advanced chips in the hands of Beijing. U.S. academic Jared McKinney recently suggested in a U.S. Army journal that Taiwan should protect itself by threatening to destroy chipmaking facilities so that Beijing would see its tech industry “immobilized” should it invade. He called it a “broken nest” strategy. – Bloomberg