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China and Medical AI: Implications of Big Biodata for the Bioeconomy

China and Medical AI: Implications of Big Biodata...

Medical artificial intelligence, which depends on large repositories of biological data, can improve public health and contribute to the growing global bioeconomy. Countries that strategically prioritize medical AI could benefit…

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China, Biotechnology, and BGI

China, Biotechnology, and BGI

As the U.S. government considers banning genomics companies from China, it opens a broader question about how the United States and other market economies should deal with China’s “national champions.”…

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Ukraine: Status of Foreign Assistance

Ukraine: Status of Foreign Assistance

Foreign assistance supports U.S. national interests and responds to humanitarian crises, among other things. It is important to understand the status of this assistance to ensure accountability of U.S. funding…

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NATO Enlargement to Sweden and Finland

NATO Enlargement to Sweden and Finland

Sweden joined NATO on March 7, 2024, enlarging the alliance to 32 members. Amid heightened security concerns about Russia after its February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, both Finland and Sweden…

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Israel and Hamas Conflict In Brief: Overview, U.S. Policy, and Options for Congress

Israel and Hamas Conflict In Brief: Overview, U.S....

The apparent intelligence and operational failures in preventing the assault or limiting its impact have become a subject of debate in Israel and elsewhere. Some analysts have said that Israel…

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Competing for Advantage:  The Chinese Communist Party, Statecraft, and Special Operations

Competing for Advantage: The Chinese Communist...

This edited volume highlights key challenges the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) faces in its rise and contextualizes the potential contributions of special operations to compete for advantage based on the…

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How Innovative Is China in the Robotics Industry?

How Innovative Is China in the Robotics Industry?

While the United States invented robotics, it is now an also-ran—at least in production—with the leading robotics companies located in engineering powerhouses of Germany, Japan, and Switzerland. However, by volume,…

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NATO Resilience Symposium

NATO Resilience Symposium

The Resilience Symposium was held for the second time in the context of the war in Ukraine, which was reflected in discussions throughout the event. The Resilience Symposium 2023 also…

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2024 Atlas: Freedom and Prosperity Around the World

2024 Atlas: Freedom and Prosperity Around the World

The world has experienced a sequence of significant crises in the past dozen years—the Great Recession in 2009–12, the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, the COVID-19 pandemic, and most…

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International Military Students: DOD and State Should Assess Vetting Implementation and Strengthen Information Sharing

International Military Students: DOD and State...

The Department of Defense (DOD) has taken some steps to improve implementation of vetting procedures for international military students. However, the DOD has not assessed implementation to identify opportunities for…

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Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer

Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer

In order for the United States to engage in significant civilian nuclear cooperation with other states, it must conclude a framework agreement that meets specific requirements under Section 123 of…

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Benchmark on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Scientific Computing in Nuclear Engineering

Benchmark on Artificial Intelligence and Machine...

Recent performance breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), including advances in deep learning (DL) and the availability of powerful, easy-to use ML toolboxes, have led to unprecedented…

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Which Ties Will Bind? Big Tech, Lessons from Ukraine, and Implications for Taiwan

Which Ties Will Bind? Big Tech, Lessons from...

Several U.S. technology companies have played important roles in supporting Ukraine’s military to combat Russia’s full-scale invasion of the country and in helping the Ukrainian government maintain critical functions. This…

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China’s Global Investments: Data and Transparency Challenges

China’s Global Investments: Data and Transparency...

During the past 20 years, the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China) has significantly increased its investment overseas. In 1999, China launched its “Go Global Strategy” to support the…

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From “Made in China” to “Created in China:” Intellectual Property Rights in the People’s Republic of China

From “Made in China” to “Created in China:”...

Friction between the United States and the People’s Republic of China on technology captures the headlines regularly. While there continue to be intellectual property rights violations in China, China analysts…

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