Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Financing the future: Measuring and reporting climate-related risks

Financial regulatory institutions around the world are exploring initiatives to expand the mandatory-disclosure framework to provide meaningful perspective on exposures to climate-related risks. However, the stakes here are high. Mismeasurement can lead to material adverse consequences for economic activity. As a result, any changes will require very careful analysis.

Issue Brief by Barbara C. Matthews

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

What choices remain for the United States in Syria?

In a new issue brief Nate Rosenblatt and Jomana Qaddour describe the challenges the United States faces in Syria, including Russia’s attempt to expand the UN Strategic Framework as well the struggle to keep the UN humanitarian border crossings open in northern Syria.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Nate Rosenblatt and Jomana Qaddour

Human Rights International Organizations

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The case for a Comprehensive Approach 2.0: How NATO can combat Chinese and Russian political warfare

Kathleen J. McInnis and Clementine G. Starling outline how NATO’s Comprehensive Approach program can serve as a model to counter political warfare at the strategic level.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Kathleen J. McInnis, Clementine G. Starling

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

When sanctions violate human rights

Do sanctions violate human rights? Castellum.AI has developed a methodology to determine whether, and how, sanctions from particular countries violate human rights, designating Russia, Pakistan, and Turkey in that order as the biggest violators.

Report by Peter Piatetsky and Julian Vasilkoski

Economic Sanctions Human Rights

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Shifting gears: Geopolitics of the global energy transition

A peak in global oil demand would have significant geopolitical and geoeconomic consequences for oil-producing and importing states alike. And while oil resources have afforded leverage to producing nations, many of these countries have not diversified their economies and remain highly dependent on oil revenue for economic and national stability.

Report by Robert J. Johnston

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Transformative priorities for national defense

Today, the United States faces multi-theater and multi-domain challenges different from any presented since World War II—and, in fact, ever. This report addresses these pivotal challenges by advancing key transformative priorities for an effective US national defense strategy, both in the “American theater” at home and in the forward theaters abroad.

Report by Franklin D. Kramer and Lt. Col. Matthew R. Crouch

China Defense Industry

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

From the G7 to a D-10: Strengthening democratic cooperation for today’s challenges

With the rules-based democratic order under threat, leading democracies need to develop common strategic approaches that pool their collective influence to confront today’s challenges.

Report by Ash Jain, Matthew Kroenig

Australia Economy & Business

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Syrian lives in peril: The fight to preserve Syria’s last humanitarian border crossing

A new Atlantic Council report, “Syrian Lives in Peril: The Fight to Preserve Syria’s Last Humanitarian Border Crossing,” places humanitarian considerations at the forefront of the cross-border debate. In addition to examining the devastating impacts of losing Bab al-Hawa, this report explores the limitations of cross-line operations (from government-held areas of Syria to areas outside of its control), which are presented as feasible alternatives.

Issue Brief by Salman Husain, Yasmine Chawaf

Middle East Migration

Thu, May 27, 2021

Enhancing US-Japan cooperation on global supply chains

Mounting US-China tensions and the COVID-19 pandemic have led to growing calls in the United States and among its allies and partners, including Japan, to address the vulnerabilities in global supply chains critical to national security and economic competitiveness.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Miyeon Oh, James Hildebrand

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Wed, May 26, 2021

Combatting corruption in the Northern Triangle: Prioritizing a whole-of-society approach

Public corruption and weak rule of law are arguably the most persistent and long-standing challenges for strengthening democratic institutions and sustaining inclusive economic development in the Northern Triangle. Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador have grappled with widespread corruption that has fueled mistrust in political and wealthy elites, eroded democratic norms, exacerbated poverty, widened social inequality, and contributed to the conditions that force migrants to leave their homes.

Issue Brief by María Fernanda Bozmoski, Carlos Hernández, Roberto Rubio and Domingo Sadurní

Corruption Inclusive Growth

Tue, May 25, 2021

Preparing for decarbonization: Reforming US power markets for the energy transition

Deficiencies in the US power sector, paired with the increasing intermittency of renewables on the grid, pose challenges to meeting heightened clean electricity goals. In this report, GEC senior fellow Ben Hertz-Shargel evaluates the policy, market, and technological challenges and opportunities for power sector decarbonization.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Ben Hertz-Shargel

Energy & Environment United States and Canada
geotech, economy, data, trust

Tue, May 25, 2021

Conclusion, appendices, and acknowledgements

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Tue, May 25, 2021

Future of work

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Tue, May 25, 2021

Assured space operations for public benefit

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Tue, May 25, 2021

Continuous global health protection and global wellness

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Tue, May 25, 2021

Assured supply chains and system resiliency

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Tue, May 25, 2021

Enhanced trust and confidence in the digital economy

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Tue, May 25, 2021

Secure data and communications

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Tue, May 25, 2021

Global science and technology leadership

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Economy & Business
geotech, economy, data, trust

Tue, May 25, 2021

Report of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data

An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.

In-Depth Research & Reports by The GeoTech Center

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies