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.
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John Holland-McCowan is a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center's International Security Program. He is completing a doctoral dissertation analyzing the Syrian Kurds and the fight against ISIS through the lens of insurgency studies in the War Studies Department at King's College London.
While at the Belfer Center, he plans to analyze the opportunities and limitations the "by, with, and through" model presents to states and their violent non-state actor partners. He holds an M.A. in Terrorism, Security, and Society from King's College London and a B.A. in Government with a minor in Archeology from Harvard College.Last Updated: Aug 29, 2019, 3:29pm