Lorand Laskai is a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Prior to CSET, he was a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Lead Researcher at Danwei, the research arm of the Financial Times in Beijing. His writing on China and its approach toward cyberspace and high-tech development has appeared in publications like Foreign Affairs, Slate, China Brief, and Foreign Policy. He holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and is an incoming J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
Elsa Kania, Emily Weinstein and Lorand Laskai discuss how the U.S. should respond to China's Military-Civil Fusion strategy.
The Question of Comparative Advantage in Artificial Intelligence: Enduring Strengths and Emerging Challenges for the United StatesJanuary 2020
How do we measure leadership in artificial intelligence, and where does the United States rank? This policy brief examines potential AI strengths of the United States and China and prescribes recommendations to ensure the United States remains ahead.
Welcome to the New Phase of US-China Tech CompetitionSeptember 2019
Lorand Laskai, Visiting Researcher at CSET, and co-author Ashley Feng of the Center for a New American Security explore how U.S.-China economic and technological decoupling are taking place in a number of ways.
Why Blacklisting Huawei Could BackfireJune 2019
CSET’s Lorand Laskai explains in Foreign Affairs how U.S. restrictions on Chinese technology, including the products of Huawei, could wind up spurring on China’s efforts at self-reliance in innovation.