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.
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Dr. Zhenyu Li is an associate of the Water-Energy Nexus project in the Belfer Center's Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program. Before joining the Belfer Center, Zhenyu was a research scientist in Water Desalination and Reuse Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.
His research focuses on the application of innovative membrane technology and renewable energy for water desalination and reuse. He holds a Ph.D. in biotechnology from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019, 5:06pm