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Artificial Intelligence and Arms Control
Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) pose immense opportunity for militaries around the world. With this rising potential for AI-enabled military systems, some activists a...
By Paul Scharre & Megan Lamberth
Rewire: Semiconductors and U.S. Industrial Policy
As the United States considers industrial policy for the first time in decades, it should learn lessons from prior government efforts to shape the semiconductor industry, in t...
By Chris Miller
Lighting the Path
The world’s leading powers are engaged in an unprecedented technology competition. Autocratic regimes are advancing a vision for technology use—a techno-totalitarianism that e...
By Carisa Nietsche, Emily Jin, Hannah Kelley, Emily Kilcrease, Megan Lamberth, Martijn Rasser & Alexandra Seymour
Regenerate: Biotechnology and U.S. Industrial Policy
A revolution in biotechnology is dawning at the precise moment the world needs it most. Amid an ongoing climate crisis, fast-paced technological maturation, and a global pande...
By Ryan Fedasiuk
Reboot: Framework for a New American Industrial Policy
The relationship between American industry and the U.S. government must change. The nature of the U.S.-China strategic competition, one centered on technology, requires a rese...
By Martijn Rasser, Megan Lamberth, Hannah Kelley & Ryan Johnson
The Tangled Web We Wove
The pendulum of globalization has swung too far. What the fallout of the ongoing pandemic makes clear is that decades of offshoring and cost-cutting in the pursuit of efficien...
By Megan Lamberth, Martijn Rasser, Ryan Johnson & Henry Wu
Aligning U.S.-Israeli Cooperation on Technology Issues and China
The United States and Israel have a long history of working together as close allies. Theirs is a relationship based on common values and security interests. In recent years, ...
By Jonathan Schanzer, Shira Efron, Martijn Rasser & Alice Hickson
When the Chips Are Down
The United States is in a strategic competition with a well-resourced and capable opponent. China seeks a global role that is broadly at odds with the strategic interests and ...
By Becca Wasser, Martijn Rasser & Hannah Kelley
Edge Networks, Core Policy
Technological leadership by the United States requires forethought and organization. The plan necessary to maintain that leadership—a national technology strategy—should be br...
By Martijn Rasser, Ainikki Riikonen & Henry Wu
The Future of the Digital Order
Nations that successfully harness the vast economic, political, and societal power of emerging information and communications technologies will shape the future of the global ...
By Jeff Cirillo, Lisa Curtis, Joshua Fitt, Kara Frederick, Coby Goldberg, Ilan Goldenberg, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Megan Lamberth, Martijn Rasser & Dania Torres
From Plan to Action
Ideas abound for actions the United States should take to better position itself for the unfolding global technology competition. Concerning topics as diverse as raw materials...
By John Costello, Martijn Rasser & Megan Lamberth
Principles for the Combat Employment of Weapon Systems with Autonomous Functionalities
These seven new principles concentrate on the responsible use of autonomous functionalities in armed conflict in ways that preserve human judgment and responsibility over the ...
By Robert O. Work
Trust the Process
The United States is navigating a new paradigm of competition, one that centers not merely on traditional measures of military might, but on technology innovation and its cont...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Ainikki Riikonen
Myths and Realities of China’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy
In U.S. policy debates on China, military-civil fusion (MCF) has emerged as a frequent subject of debate and concern....
By Elsa B. Kania & Lorand Laskai
Networked: Techno-Democratic Statecraft for Australia and the Quad
Australia is well positioned to lead the Quad to achieve important technology policy objectives....
By Martijn Rasser
Taking the Helm
The United States needs a new approach to regain the initiative. The stakes are high and the window for action is closing....
By Martijn Rasser & Megan Lamberth
AI and International Stability: Risks and Confidence-Building Measures
Exploring the potential use of confidence-building measures built around the shared interests that all countries have in preventing inadvertent war....
By Michael Horowitz & Paul Scharre
Democracy by Design
For digital freedom to prevail over authoritarian uses of technology, democracies must offer something better....
By Kara Frederick
Rethinking Export Controls: Unintended Consequences and the New Technological Landscape
The U.S. approach to export controls requires change....
By Martijn Rasser
Defense Technology Strategy
The DoD needs a systematic approach—a technology strategy—for how to prioritize technology investments....
By Paul Scharre & Ainikki Riikonen