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.
Caroline Kim is a Master in Public Policy 2021 candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research interests include U.S. foreign policy, conflict resolution, and political-military affairs. Prior to her graduate studies, Caroline taught English at a public Islamic high school in Manado, Indonesia, on a U.S. Fulbright grant. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Political Science - International Relations and minors in Asian American Studies and Creative Writing. She speaks Korean, Spanish, and Indonesian. She is from Bakersfield, California.Last Updated: Nov 24, 2020, 2:17pm