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Tue, Sep 17, 2013

China-US cooperation: key to the global future

China-US Cooperation: Key to the Global Future calls for the creation of a Vision Group of senior American and Chinese nongovernment and former government experts to build on the idea of a new great power relationship proposed by China’s President Xi Jinping.

Report by China-US Joint Working Group

China Chinese

Thu, Apr 4, 2013

Disrupting Undersea Cables: Cyberspace’s Hidden Vulnerability

Early last week, operators noted that there were disruptions on multiple undersea communications cables that terminated in Egypt and nearby destinations, including I-ME-WE, TE-North, EIG, and SEA-ME-WE-3. The sheer number of breaks struck some observers as an odd coincidence, but was chalked up to the chronic problem of dragging ship anchors or tangled bottom-nets snagging the […]

New Atlanticist by Paul Saffo

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Fri, Dec 21, 2012

The World Won’t End Today; Neither Will Apocalyptic Hysteria

The world will not end today, the date of the so-called “Mayan Apocalypse.”

New Atlanticist by Paul Saffo

Paul Saffo is a Silicon Valley-based forecaster and a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative. He teaches at Stanford University, where he is a consulting associate professor in the School of Engineering, and chairs the Future Studies track at Singularity University. Paul serves on a variety of not-for- profit boards including the Long Now Foundation and the Bay Area Economic Institute. His essays have appeared in a wide range of publications including the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Wired, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Stanford University.

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