July 23, 2020

As Congress pushes ‘piecemeal’ AI bills, two lawmakers press for cohesive strategy

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: National Journal

Journalist Brendan Bordelon

As anxiety over Chinese advancements in emerging technologies spikes in Washington, Congress is scrambling to pass legislation to shore up America’s position in the global race for supremacy in artificial intelligence.

Policy experts welcome Capitol Hill’s urgency. But Martijn Rasser, a senior technology and national security fellow at the Center for New American Security, suggested the effort remains disjointed—particularly when compared to Beijing’s meticulous, whole-of-government approach to AI.

“There’s a lot of activity, but unfortunately it’s very much piecemeal still,” Rasser said.

Read the full story and more in the National Journal.

Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Rasser served as...