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Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Initiative

The CNAS Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Initiative explores how the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution could lead to changes in global power, the character of conflict, and crisis stability. The Initiative will also examine the security dimensions of AI safety and prospects for international cooperation.

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The Initiative’s research agenda covers a range of issues related to the implications of the AI revolution for global security, including:

  • Shifting power dynamics among actors in the international arena
  • Changes in the character of conflict
  • Crisis stability, including conflict initiation, escalation, and arms races
  • Security dimensions of AI safety
  • Prospects for international cooperation

The full research agenda can be found here.

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Research Team

  • Paul Scharre

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

  • Gregory C. Allen

    Adjunct Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

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    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

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    Adjunct Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

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