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.
Shu Min Chong is a Master in Public Policy '20 candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She graduated from Peking University where she studied International Relations and Chinese Politics. Shu Min is particularly interested in Sino-U.S. relations as well as how science and technology intersect with geopolitics.Last Updated: Jul 22, 2019, 4:32pm