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.
Yeajin Yoon is a fellow at the Belfer Center's International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom. She is currently completing her doctorate at Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government. Previously, she was a predoctoral fellow at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation. She received a B.A. in Political Science with honors from Stanford University and a Master of Public Policy from Oxford University. Her research examines the evolution of trilateral cooperation among the Republic of Korea, Japan, and China, with a focus on nuclear safety and security.Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019, 11:25am