- Virtual Roundtable: Reimagining U.S. Foreign Policy to Meet the Challenges of Strategic CompetitionOn April 20th, 2022, The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Roundtable Series on Technology, Innovation, and American Primacy sponsored the virtual roundtable, “Reimagining U.S. Foreign Policy to Meet the Challenges of Strategic Competition.” The event was organized and moderated by James Dougherty, Adjunct Senior Fellow and the panel included Mr. Earl Carr, founder and CEO of CJPA Global Advisors and editor of the new book "From Trump to Biden and Beyond: Reimagining US-China Relations” and Dr. Carolyn Kissane, NYU Academic Director, Center of Global Affairs, & Director of SPS Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab.
- Why DoD’s New Approach to Data and Artificial Intelligence Should Enhance National DefenseThe DoD’s updated efforts on artificial intelligence (AI) are requiring some disruptive organizational changes, but this is a sign of real commitment to AI and data leadership.
- DC Hybrid Renewing America Series: The U.S. Digital DivideAs the United States continues to transition to a knowledge economy, entire regions are being left behind due to the automation of jobs, lack of computers and high-speed internet, and the impossibility for many employees to work from home. Panelists discuss the digital divide, why it poses a problem to U.S. economic strength and competitiveness, and possible solutions for bridging the digital gap. With its Renewing America initiative, CFR is evaluating nine critical domestic issues that shape the ability of the United States to navigate a demanding, competitive, and dangerous world.
- How DoD Can Remedy the Talent Deficit Harming U.S. Technological CompetitivenessU.S. industry and academia have become centers of excellence in AI that have been able to successfully attract talent. Here’s how DoD can take a similar approach to become a talent magnet itself.
- R. Glenn Hubbard: Moving Past the "Walls" of Protection to "Bridges" of ParticipationThe response to disruptions caused by globalization and technological advances have been "walls" of protection that diminish economic dynamism. What is needed are "bridges" that connect individuals to participation in the economy.
- Two Cheers for the Department of Defense’s New Data and Artificial Intelligence Leadership InitiativeThe reorganization proposal will face bureaucratic hurdles, but if it succeeds, it could make U.S. data and AI leadership more likely.
- Cryptocurrencies, Digital Dollars, and the Future of MoneyThe dizzying rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has created new challenges for governments and central banks. Some are responding by introducing their own digital currencies.
- To Protect U.S. Economic and National Security, Biden Should Address Concentration in the Defense SectorReforming the defense sector, and exploring alternative pathways for federal investment, should be priorities for the Biden administration.
- A U.S. Broadband Build-Out Should Require Open AccessTo avoid falling behind the rest of the world on internet speed and access, the United States should rapidly deploy fiber-optic internet nationwide with a policy of "open access."