Publications

Leveraging Advanced Technology for Geopolitical Advantage

The surprise new security pact between Australia, Britain, and America (AUKUS) is a geopolitical game changer in part because it starkly features the provision of advanced technology as a critical component of curbing China’s growing global influence. This approach copies a core of China’s strategy for capturing nations through long-term economic ensnarement and augments it…
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Please Provide a Comprehensive Carbon Plan

Everyone understands that time is quickly closing in on the COP26 climate meeting in Glasgow in November, and that the U.S. needs to show leadership and bold carbon reduction commitments. But it desperately needs to demonstrate that it can realistically implement these promises. The U.S. Department of Energy recently released a new blueprint to drive…
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Creating U.S.-South Korea Cooperation on Climate Change, Clean Energy, and Technology Innovation Geopolitics

The U.S. and South Korea have deeply shared democratic values that underpin their alliance, societies, and economic strength. However, democracy is being seriously challenged by autocratic governments and the assertion that a centralized approach is a more efficient form of governmental decision-making. Faced with this challenge, it is essential for these two allies to expand…
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Reframing the Relationship Between Nuclear Security and Commerce

This week an important U.S.-European experts meeting was convened that sought to improve the rapport between the nuclear security and industry communities. This is a relationship evolution that is no longer optional. Both communities need to more productively engage with one another. It is no longer feasible to remain in stand-alone silos and ignore pressing global realities. The foundation…
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