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Amid Crises, Don’t Neglect the War for Technology

Nov. 18, 2023

Technology innovation is a key component of global competition, and the U.S. needs a national vision for sustaining technology leadership. The catalytic role that the United States government once played in this field has been replaced by faith in the private sector to lead future innovation. Dr. Sarah Sewall and Steve Bowsher explain why this approach is detrimental to the development of potentially transformative technologies and what must be done instead if the U.S. hopes to maintain global technology dominance.