Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

James N. Miller | February 2018

Adapting the U.S. Approach to Strategic Deterrence to Address Rapid and Accelerating Technological Change

Deterring strategic attack on the United States, and its allies and partners, has been a central goal of U.S. national security strategy since at least the advent of the nuclear age. Of particular importance are capabilities relating to cyberspace, outer space, missile defense, long-range strike, and a range of AI-related areas including autonomous systems and big data analytics.
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Kori Schake | January 2018

Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony

History records only one peaceful transition of hegemonic power: the passage from British to American dominance of the international order. What made that transition uniquely cooperative and nonviolent? Does it offer lessons to guide policy as the United States faces its own challengers.
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John Yoo | February 2018

Striking Power How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War

Advances in autonomous robotics, cyber weapons, and space enable militaries to combat the most serious threats to international peace and security with more precision — putting fewer soldiers in harm’s way to advance US national security goals. Nevertheless, the rapid development of these new technologies puts militaries and civilian leaders in uncharted territory.
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Wendell Wallach | March 2018

Agile and Comprehensive Governance of AI and Synthetic Biology

There is a fundamental mismatch between the speed of scientific discovery and technological innovation and existing governmental approaches to the oversight of emerging technologies. Wallach will discuss more agile and comprehensive frameworks for the national and international governance of artificial intelligence and synthetic biology.
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