International standing

CSET experts Anna Puglisi and Ryan Fedasiuk sat down with China Talk podcast to discuss their contributions on the recent book "China's Quest for Foreign Technology: Beyond Espionage."

In Biden World, Economic Policy Is National Security Policy

The Wall Street Journal
| February 16, 2021

Former CSET Senior Fellow Tarun Chhabra will be assessing America's competitive position in emerging technology as the Senior Director for Technology and National Security as part of the Biden administration's plan to intersect national security policy with economic policy.

CSET research study shows that 42 out of 62 AI research labs are located abroad, while 68% of staff are located in the United States.

The Chip Choke Point

The Wire China
| February 8, 2021

CSET Research Analyst Will Hunt discusses the future of emerging tech should China gain leverage over the United States in the semiconductor industry.

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein emphasizes the increased role China's civil entities play in its military and defense strategy.

CSET is classified as a futurist for its research focus on the role of technology influencing the future of national security. 

CSET Research Analyst Emily Weinstein sits down with the ChinaTalk podcast to discuss her CSET research on China's open source information, China's brain drain, and the Military-Civil Fusion strategy.

The United States has long used export controls to prevent the proliferation of advanced semiconductors and the inputs necessary to produce them. With Beijing building up its own chipmaking industry, the United States has begun tightening restrictions on exports of semiconductor manufacturing equipment to China. This brief provides an overview of U.S. semiconductor export control policies and analyzes the impacts of those policies on U.S.-China trade.

Future Indices

Michael Page Catherine Aiken Dewey Murdick
| October 19, 2020

Foretell is CSET's crowd forecasting pilot project focused on technology and security policy. It connects historical and forecast data on near-term events with the big-picture questions that are most relevant to policymakers. This issue brief uses recent forecast data to illustrate Foretell’s methodology.

This brief examines how the Pentagon’s investments in autonomy and AI may affect its military capabilities and strategic interests. It proposes that DOD invest in improving its understanding of trust in human-machine teams and leverage existing AI technologies to enhance military readiness and endurance. In the long term, investments in reliable, trustworthy, and resilient AI systems are critical for ensuring sustained military, technological, and strategic advantages.