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.
Irfan currently works in the UK Government's Cyber Security policy team, where he heads the Security, Strategy and International teams. He is a Kennedy School Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration Alumni and was previously the Programme Director for an international NGO in Egypt. Before moving to Egypt, Irfan was a Technology Risk Advisory consultant at Deloitte in LondonLast Updated: Sep 24, 2020, 7:09am