Artificial Intelligence, Cyberspace, and the New Cold War

Dehumanizing War: Cyberattacks, Drone Swarms, and Predictive Retaliation

Soft power is certainly not a new idea, but increasingly, a new type of soft power is emerging in the form of cyberwarfare. Targeting energy infrastructure, major media platforms and even elections, Russia has flexed its web-influence in recent years, working to destabilize its perceived enemies from the inside out.

The New “Cold War”

As August Cole noted, A.I. will be able to make decisions faster than any politician, general or Fortnite player could ever dream of. Ultimately, this could change how major militaries interact with and plan against both nuclear and non-nuclear weaponry.



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