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In Pursuit of Autonomy: AI and National Strategies

November 16, 2018 | Samir Saran, Nikhila Natarajan, and Madhulika Srikumar, ORF

Industry leaders and politicians across the world are scrambling to lead the development and use of artificial intelligence. This publication examines the national strategies: of twelve of the most influential countries.

A New Geopolitical Challenge to the Rules-Based Order

November 15, 2018 | John Chipman, IISS

This identifies a new geopolitical challenge, whereby states that are unhappy with the international order deploy innovative and brazen tactics to gain strategic advantage.

Establishing an Arab NATO: Vision vs. Reality

November 15, 2018 |

The attempt to establish an Arab military alliance is not new, and the history of such efforts does not bode well for the future of the Arab NATO, which at this point appears to harbor overly ambitious objectives.

New Realities in Foreign Affairs: Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

November 13, 2018 | Volker Stanzel (ed.), SWP

This piece argues that modern diplomacy is experiencing fundamental changes at an unprecedented rate, which affect the very character of diplomacy. These trends, reflecting general societal developments, should be absorbed by diplomacy and governance effo

The Myth of China’s Forced Technology Transfer

November 13, 2018 | Daniel Gros, CEPS

One of the chief complaints against China is that its trade practices rely on “forced technology transfer.” But this argues that the impact of this policy on both foreign companies and China's economy is vastly overestimated.