Technology is changing our lives. Rapid developments in artificial intelligence, autonomy, cyber-physical systems, networking and social media, and disinformation are profoundly altering the national security landscape. Nation-states have new tools at their disposal for political influence as well as new vulnerabilities to attacks. Non-state groups and individuals are empowered by social media and radical transparency. Artificial intelligence and automation raise profound questions about the role of humans in conflict and war.
CNAS’ Technology and National Security program explores the policy challenges associated with these and other emerging technologies. A key focus of the program is bringing together the technology and policy communities to better understand these challenges and together develop solutions.
VideoTechnology, Innovation, and the Future of Warfare
We are living in the midst of an information revolution that is changing how we communicate, shop, do business, and make friends. It is also changing warfare. The U.S. militar...
By Paul Scharre & Jerry Hendrix
Congressional TestimonyPaul Scharre before the Subcommittee on Airland of the Senate Armed Services Committee
A video of the entire hearing is available online....
By Paul Scharre
VideoThe AI Revolution, Paul Scharre the Director, Future of Warfare Initiative
Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security at the Center for a New American Security. His talk on Artificial Intelligence and the Fut...
By Paul Scharre