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.
Before joining the Belfer Center, Arjun Kapur was an intern at CNN’s flagship international affairs program Fareed Zakaria GPS, and a Staff Writer at the Harvard Political Review. He earned a B.A. in Government with a secondary in History from Harvard University, and is currently a Schwarzman Scholar.Last Updated: Nov 7, 2018, 2:12pm