Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | July 8 – 15
Wed, 07/27/2022 – 11:39
A weekly digest of the latest news and research related to the work of the Technology, Economics, and Governance Working Group. Topics covered in the digest include cybersecurity, domestic regulation, innovation, international competition, social media disinformation, and the California exodus.
This week’s roundup covers the next steps for Japan’s LDP party, NATO’s strategic approach to China, President Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia, House cybersecurity appropriations, and Meta’s new AI tool to identify misinformation. Additional news includes a new bill to address national security conflicts of interest among consulting firms, FAA certification for autonomous flight systems, persistent Log4j vulnerabilities, and solar panel recycling challenges in California.
Industrial Policy & International Security
Abe’s complicated legacy looms large for current Japan PM | The Washington Post
Days after former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)—Abe’s party—secured a big win in Japan’s parliament. Current Prime Minister Fumio Kishida inherits a complicated legacy from Abe as he charts the governments’ policy goals and considers his mentor’s unfinished and sometimes divisive agenda. While Abe’s more nationalistic endeavors such as increasing military power drew criticism, he …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution