TEG Working Group News Roundup March 17-24
Fri, 04/07/2023 – 16:28
This week, Harvard professor Graham Allison responds to the deepening ties between Russia and China, Beijing opposes the sale of TikTok, House Republicans fail to override Biden’s veto of an ESG investing ban, and Amazon is spending over $10 billion to launch Project Kuiper to compete with Starlink in the space-based, high-speed internet access market. Additionally, fake, AI-generated photos of Trump being arrested go viral, and security researchers win a hackathon with help from ChatGPT.
Industrial Policy & International Security
Xi and Putin have the most consequential undeclared alliance in the world | Foreign Policy
Harvard professor, Graham Allison, argues that the US is in the unfortunate position of confronting an “alliance of the aggrieved” as Russia and China deepen their relationship with ambitions to end US hegemony. This week, Xi Jinping visited Moscow in his first trip abroad since his reelection. China and Russia have been growing their partnership since Xi first took office; the two have held forty one-on-one meetings. While some experts are still skeptical of the alliance due to a clash of geography, history, culture, and economics, Allison warns that the Sino-Russian relationship is more consequential …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution