In an op-ed published in Foreign Affairs, CSET’s Helen Toner discusses concerns and debates surrounding the regulation of artificial intelligence in the United States, particularly in relation to the competition with China. Toner highlights that some people fear regulating the AI industry in the U.S. could impede innovation and allow China to surpass American leadership in AI. However, she argues that these concerns are overblown and asserts that Chinese AI development lags behind its U.S. counterparts. Notably, Chinese AI systems, particularly large language models, heavily rely on American research and technology.
Read the full op-ed in Foreign Affairs.