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.
Bo Julie Crowley is a Master in Public Policy 2020 candidate and a Belfer International and Global Affairs Student Fellow. Her current research and publications include AI/ML, disinformation, and cybersecurity. Prior to HKS, she advised Fortune 50 telecom, media and technology clients on cybersecurity risk and strategy. Bo Julie obtained her BA in Government from Georgetown University with concentrations in Arabic and French. She is interested in applied AI, national security, and defense technology.Last Updated: May 5, 2020, 4:21pm