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The US needs a tech doctrine

Scott Bade Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Bade is special series editor of the TechCrunch Global Affairs Project and a regular contributor on foreign affairs. He's a former speechwriter for Mike B

Disinformation demands a collective defense

As the disinformation threat has evolved, regulations governing the digital space have not kept up, and the agencies that have historically sought to defend us against disinformation face an asymmetry

Government action on tech innovation is good news for startups

By working together toward success, the Pentagon and Silicon Valley are truly capable of anything, including defending the free world against the worst existential threats.

Digital diplomacy gets a reboot

It should come as no surprise that government bureaucracies move slowly. But that just makes this week’s launch of the State Department’s Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) seem positiv

It’s time to address the role of New Space firms in global security

Raquel Jorge Contributor Share on Twitter Raquel Jorge is policy analyst on technology and strategy at Elcano Royal Institute, with offices in Brussels and Madrid. She is a former Fulbright Fellow in

Artificial intelligence is already upending geopolitics

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Who really benefits from digital development?

Like almost every sector, international development has attracted the attention of technologists who believe they can code away problems -- and development practitioners have encouraged them. From USA

The rise of defense tech is bringing Silicon Valley back to its roots

Josh Wolfe Contributor Josh Wolfe is the managing partner and co-founder of Lux Capital, a multi-stage venture capital firm, where he invests in deep tech companies ranging from space and advanced man

Reigniting the Pentagon and Silicon Valley partnership

Mike Brown Contributor Mike Brown is the director of the Defense Innovation Unit. Prior to DIU, Mike served as CEO of Symantec Corporation and Chairman and CEO of Quantum Corporation. Mike also served

How the conflict in Ukraine threatens US cybersecurity

Philip Reiner Contributor Share on Twitter Philip Reiner is CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Security and Technology (IST), a global non-profit that serves as the bridge between technologists a

Opportunity not fear: Reframing cybersecurity to build a safer net for all

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Securing the global digital economy beyond the China challenge

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Europe’s antitrust policy shouldn’t ignore China 

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

The US government needs a commercialization strategy for quantum

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

How to avoid falling into China’s ‘data trap’

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Can America meet its next Sputnik moment?

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

US government must embrace stablecoins to maintain dollar dominance

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

To protect the future of the internet, US-led tech diplomacy must change tack

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Putin and Xi’s evolving disinformation playbooks pose new threats

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

It’s time for democracies to protect dissidents from spyware

Only by enacting stronger regulatory and legal protections can democracies ensure their survival, enable free speech to flourish and safeguard their citizens' well-being.
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