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CNAS Responds: White House Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence
Today, the White House released an executive order detailing a new approach to artificial intelligence safety and security that attempts to mitigate future risk and keep Ameri...
By Paul Scharre, Vivek Chilukuri, Tim Fist, Josh Wallin, Bill Drexel, Sam Howell, Hannah Kelley & Michael Depp
CNAS Responds: Export Controls on China
Today, the Commerce Department released a series of updated export regulations designed to curb China's progress in the field of advanced AI technologies. These revisions come...
By Paul Scharre, Emily Kilcrease, Vivek Chilukuri, Thomas Krueger, Tim Fist, Bill Drexel & Sam Howell
NOTEWORTHY: Biden-Harris Administration Secures Voluntary Commitments from Leading Artificial Intelligence Companies to Manage the Risks Posed by AI
In this edition of Noteworthy, researchers from the AI Safety and Stability team comment on the announcement from the White House on securing voluntary commitments on safety, ...
By Paul Scharre, Tim Fist, Bill Drexel, Michael Depp, Caleb Withers & Noah Greene
NOTEWORTHY: DoD Autonomous Weapons Policy
In this CNAS Noteworthy, Vice President and Director of Studies Paul Scharre breaks down the new Directive and what it means for the U.S. military’s approach to lethal autonom...
By Paul Scharre
CNAS Responds: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in drone strike
Center for a New American Security experts offer insight into the ramifications of the CIA-led killing of al Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri and the lasting legacy of the global war ...
By Richard Fontaine, Paul Scharre, Lisa Curtis, Carrie Cordero, Christopher D. Kolenda & Dr. Jason Dempsey
CNAS Responds: Assessing the wide-reaching impacts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Richard Fontaine Chief Executive Officer: Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine will produce many casualties. Among them may be Washington’s foremost foreign policy plans. T...
By Richard Fontaine, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Lisa Curtis, Paul Scharre, Edward Fishman, Emily Kilcrease, Samuel Bendett & Ryan Fedasiuk
CNAS Responds: American Security, Two Decades After 9/11
The exit from Afghanistan bookends two decades in which American security and foreign policy transformed both domestically and abroad. On the 20th anniversary of the September...
By Richard Fontaine, Carrie Cordero, Lisa Curtis, Paul Scharre, Katherine L. Kuzminski, Nathalie Grogan, Alex Zerden, Jim Townsend, Ilan Goldenberg, Jacob Stokes, Jason Bartlett, Col James Frey, Christian Beckner, Josh Campbell & Christopher D. Kolenda
CNAS Responds: Coronavirus Outbreak Tests Every Aspect of U.S. and International Security
As regions across the U.S. announce states of emergency and a growing list of countries restrict travel, close schools, and quarantine citizens, the economic costs of the coro...
By Richard Fontaine, Ely Ratner, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Daniel Kliman, Susanna V. Blume, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ilan Goldenberg, Paul Scharre, Martijn Rasser, Kara Frederick, COL Sarah Albrycht, Kristine Lee, Peter Harrell, John Hughes, Rachel Ziemba, Michael Horowitz, Elsa B. Kania, Will Mackenzie, Ashley Feng, Kaleigh Thomas, Carisa Nietsche, Emma Moore, Joshua Fitt, Nathalie Grogan, Megan Lamberth & Ainikki Riikonen
White House AI Executive Order and DoD AI Strategy
This week, the U.S. government released two major new strategic documents on artificial intelligence. The White House published an executive order by President Trump launching...
By Robert O. Work, Paul Scharre, Gregory C. Allen, Kara Frederick, Michael Horowitz & Elsa B. Kania
Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre to host CNAS adjunct fellow Elsa Kania as a 2018 Fulbright Specialist
The CNAS Technology and National Security Program is pleased to announce that adjunct fellow Elsa Kania has been selected by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s (ASPI)...
By Paul Scharre & Elsa B. Kania
NDAA Press Note: TBI and DoD Study on Blast Pressure Exposure
Washington, December 12 – The new National Defense Authorization Act, recently signed into law by the president, requires the Department of Defense to conduct a medical study ...
By Paul Scharre & Lauren Fish
CNAS Press Note: Governmental Meetings on Lethal Autonomous Weapons
Washington, November 14 – This week member states begin discussions at the United Nations on lethal autonomous weapons systems – weapons that would choose their own targets. P...
By Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: Open Letter on Dangers of Autonomous Weapons
As autonomous technology becomes increasingly capable, more than 100 CEOs have signed an open letter urging the United Nations to ban lethal autonomous weapons. CNAS Senior Fe...
By Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Comments on Autonomous Weapons
Autonomous weapons are again under public debate after Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul Selva testified on the ethics of autonomous weapons. To provide fur...
By Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: President Trump’s Defense Spending Request
Washington, February 28 – As the Trump administration prepares to submit a defense budget request calling for a 10 percent increase in defense spending, Center for a New Ameri...
By Paul Scharre & Adam Routh
CNAS Press Note: Army Shelves Blast Gauges to Protect Soldiers’ Brains
The U.S. Army recently shelved blast gauges that it had issued to troops in order to assess mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) from harmful blast waves. The gauges identified t...
By Phillip Carter & Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Defense?
Washington, November 17 – As the transition to the Trump administration begins and markets predict a growth in defense spending, Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Defe...
By Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: The Counter-ISIS Ministerial Meeting
As the defense and foreign ministers of 46 nations meet in Washington to discuss the counter-ISIS campaign, Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg, 20YY Future ...
By Ilan Goldenberg, Nicholas Heras & Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: Autonomous Weapons at the United Nations
CNAS experts Paul Scharre and Kelley Sayler have written a press note on autonomous weapons at the United Nations....
By Kelley Sayler & Paul Scharre
CNAS Press Note: What to Look for in the Defense Budget
With the FY 2017 Defense Budget set to drop this week and Secretary Carter having outlined budget last week, ten CNAS experts have provided insight into the key items to look ...
By Ben FitzGerald, Julianne Smith, Katherine Kidder, Kelley Sayler, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Michelle Shevin-Coetzee, Paul Scharre, Rachel Rizzo, Shawn Brimley & Jerry Hendrix