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.
Casey Corcoran is a dual-degree Juris Doctorate and Master of Public Policy candidate at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School. He is a Belfer International and Global Affairs Student Fellow whose research at Harvard includes US-China relations, East Asian security, foreign influence operations, and cyber-enabled espionage. He previously led reconnaissance units as a Captain in the United States Army. Casey has a BA in International Studies and English Literature from Boston College.Last Updated: Jun 13, 2019, 9:11am