April 12, 2018
| James Andrew LewisAs Facebook is called to task for not preventing the Russians from using its platform against the United States, some have raised the question as to whether it is a monopoly and whether the solution to the problem is to break it up, as was done to Standard Oil or AT&T.
March 29, 2018
| Samm SacksBesides reports of coming Chinese counter tariffs, with no clear timeline, possibly on U.S. agriculture exports or aircraft, there is much uncertainty about what form Chinese retaliation could take.
This is a new kind of conflict created by cyber capabilities, which give countries the ability to manipulate, coerce, and perhaps attack. In this new style of conflict, the issue is not will Russia attack, but how we push back harder to ensure that they do not.
From cross-border data flows and what constitutes “important data,” to how to balance development of emerging technologies like AI with growing demands for data privacy, there is still unresolved internal debate in China about how to handle data.
An all-star panel are in place to discuss everything from North Korea to the opioid crisis. Featuring CSIS Senior Vice Presidents Jon Alterman, Heather Conley, Kathleen Hicks, Michael Green, James Lewis, Steve Morrison, and Frank Verrastro.
AI is transforming society, business, and politics in ways that can appear incomprehensibly rapid and complicated. But with the right design, AI will give us the tools to cut through the fog to let us manage and benefit from this new disruption.
News that Chinese ANT Financial withdrew its proposals to acquire the US MoneyGram in the face of opposition from CFIUS was not a surprise. The tacit rejection of the ANT deal reflects reasonable concern by CFIUS over the risks of approval.