July 15, 2020

Closing the Deal: National Security and Investment Scrutiny

By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell, Carrie Cordero, David Cohen, Elbridge Colby, Wally Adeyemo, Deborah Lehr, Aimen Mir and Uzra Zeya

On July 15, 2020, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a mock White House meeting to weigh the economic and security concerns around a hypothetical foreign investment in a U.S. artificial intelligence (AI) firm. The United States and other major economies are enhancing investment screening and export controls in areas sensitive to national security.

Disclaimer: All participants were role playing in this simulation, using hypothetical facts and circumstances.

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