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.
Julie Gardella is the Faculty Assistant to Professor Henry Lee, the Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program within the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Prior to joining the Belfer Center in December, 2017, she previously worked at a renewable energy consulting firm in Framingham, Massachusetts. Julie graduated New York University with a degree in Environmental Studies, and she studied at the New York, Berlin, Buenos Aires, and Sydney campuses. She also has a background in student services and environmental advocacy.Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020, 3:21pm