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.
Zhu Liu is an associate of the Environment and Natural Resources Program. Zhu researchs anthropogenic impact on global environmental change; he quantifies energy-related carbon emissions in China and explores policy implications for China's low-carbon development pathway. He has published in Nature, Nature Climate Change, PNAS, and other professional journals. Zhu received his Ph.D. from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020, 3:40pm