The United States has long relied on technology to ensure our security and that of our allies. So naturally the Pentagon and its extensive research efforts are heavily investing in the next wave of technology ― artificial intelligence and autonomous weapons. These systems offer to increase our security and reduce the risk of our service men and women.

Jon Wolfsthal
Jon Wolfsthal was a nonresident scholar with the Nuclear Policy Program.
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But unlike when the United States was the undisputed technology superpower, other countries are competitive when it comes to AI and robotics, and much of the skill and technology is actually available in the private sector and not controlled by governments.

This article was originally published by Defense News



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