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China, Biotechnology, and BGI

Anna Puglisi Chryssa Rask
| May 2024

As the U.S. government considers banning genomics companies from China, it opens a broader question about how the United States and other market economies should deal with China’s “national champions.” This paper provides an overview of one such company—BGI—and how China’s industrial policy impacts technology development in China and around the world.

Comment on BIS Request for Information

Jacob Feldgoise Hanna Dohmen
| April 30, 2024

Jacob Feldgoise and Hanna Dohmen at the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown University offer the following response to the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): Taking Additional Steps To Address the National Emergency With Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities (89 FR 5698).

China Bets Big on Military AI

Center for European Policy Analysis
| April 3, 2024

In his op-ed published by the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), CSET’s Sam Bresnick shared his expert analysis on China's evolving military capabilities and its growing emphasis on battlefield information and the role of AI.

William Hannas, Lead Analyst at CSET, provided expert insights in a Newsweek article discussing China's development of "Supermind," a new AI-based intelligence platform.

CSET's Ngor Luong testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission where she discussed Chinese investments in military applications of AI.

CSET's Jack Corrigan testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission where he discussed security threats posed by Chinese information and communications technology systems.

China’s Hybrid Economy: What to Do about BGI?

Anna Puglisi
| February 2, 2024

As the U.S. government considers banning genomics companies from China in the Biosecure Act, it opens a broader question of how the U.S. and other market economies should deal with China’s national champions. This blog post provides an overview of BGI and how China’s industrial policy impacts technology development.

RISC-V: What it is and Why it Matters

Jacob Feldgoise
| January 22, 2024

As the U.S. government tightens its controls on China’s semiconductor ecosystem, a new dimension is increasingly worrying Congress: the open-source chip architecture known as RISC-V (pronounced “risk-five”). This blog post provides an introduction to the RISC-V architecture and an explanation of what policy-makers can do to address concerns about this open architecture.

Comment on Advanced Computing Chips Rule

Jacob Feldgoise Hanna Dohmen
| January 17, 2024

On January 17, 2024, CSET Researchers submitted a response to proposed rules from the Bureau of Industry and Security at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In the submission, CSET recommends that Commerce not implement controls on U.S. companies providing IaaS to Chinese entities, among other recommendations.

Join CSET researchers for a 90-day review of ongoing implementation of the Biden Administration's Executive Order on artificial intelligence.