To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Carly Demetre is the Editorial Assistant for International Security and the Belfer Center Studies in International Security book series at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Prior to joining the Belfer Center, Demetre was an Editorial Project Manager for Elsevier's Global Education, Reference, and Continuity team. She previously received a Teaching Fellowship at Boston College, where she designed and taught a section of the First-Year Writing Seminar. Demetre holds a Master's Degree in English from Boston College and a Bachelor's Degree in English from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.Last Updated: Jul 13, 2020, 10:19am