March 06, 2020

The Rise of Digital Dictators, With Andrea Kendall-Taylor

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, senior fellow and director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the increasing use of technology by authoritarian regimes. Kendall-Taylor’s article “The Digital Dictators: How Technology Strengthens Autocracy,” coauthored with Erica Frantz and Joseph Wright, can be found in the March/April 2020 issue of Foreign Affairs.

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  • Commentary
    • Foreign Affairs
    • February 6, 2020
    The Digital Dictators

    Rapid technological change will likely produce a cat-and-mouse dynamic as citizens and governments race to gain the upper hand....

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Erica Frantz & Joseph Wright

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    The Biden Administration and Europe, with Steven Erlanger

    Steven Erlanger joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how Europe is reacting to the incoming Biden administration. Erlanger is the chief diplomatic correspon...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Steven Erlanger

  • Commentary
    • November 18, 2020
    Sharper: America's Alliances and Partnerships

    Cooperation with allies and partners is vital for achieving U.S. foreign policy goals, especially with respect to global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the sprea...

    By Carisa Nietsche, Jeff Cirillo, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens

  • Podcast
    • November 13, 2020
    Youth Voices in Foreign Policy, with Indiana High School Students

    On a special episode of Brussels Sprouts, four high school honors students from Indianapolis join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the future of U.S. national...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend

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