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.
Nicole Grajewski is a predoctoral research fellow at the Belfer Center's International Security Program. She is also a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford where her dissertation examines Russian and Iranian approaches to international order and security. Her research interests include military interventions and international law, Eurasian regional organizations, Russia-Iran relations, and the foreign policies of Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. She holds an M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Oxford and B.A. in International Affairs, Security Policy and Middle East Studies from the George Washington University's Elliott School.Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020, 4:23pm