Presentation made October 24, 2019 at Mackinder Forum session of American Society for Competitiveness conference in Washington, DC


Artificial intelligence is affecting many areas of our lives and governmental policy. National security is one arena in which artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important and controversial role. U.S. Government and military agencies are producing a steadily expanding corpus of publicly available literature on this topic. This literature documents how these agencies have this topic's national security implications historically and currently while also addressing potentially emerging national security issues where artificial intelligence will intersect with national security. This presentation demonstrates examples of the growing variety of publicly available national security artificial intelligence literature while also addressing the implications of this technology for emerging U.S. national security policymaking.


artificial intelligence, U.S. national security policymaking, international law, intelligence analysis, information analysis, data analysis, law of war, international security, geopolitics

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