AI and National Security

Today we will be discussing artificial intelligence. what is AI? Why it has increasingly been seen as a national security threat, and what are its effects on US-China competition? How does this “new oil” of the century affect us? Joining us today to parse through these complicated questions is Henry Farrell.

Henry Farrell is an SNF Agora Institute Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 2019 winner of the Friedrich Schiedel Prize for Politics and Technology, and Editor in Chief of the Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. He works on a variety of topics, including democracy, the politics of the Internet and international and comparative political economy. He has written articles and book chapters as well as two books, The Political Economy of Trust: Interests, Institutions and Inter-Firm Cooperation, and (with Abraham Newman) Of Privacy and Power: The Transatlantic Fight over Freedom and Security. We hope you enjoy today’s episode of the Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs.


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