February 14, 2019
Samuel Bendett says, "The emergence of such technologies is changing the approaches to the conduct of hostilities and will have serious consequences for the personnel of the armed forces, military tactics and state policy in this area."
Valdai Discussion Club: "Battle Robots Rivalry and the Future of War"
February 12, 2019
Larry Lewis says, “It's coming out with a very strong stance saying there are virtuous uses of AI”
Axios: “The Pentagon's Alluring AI Pitch to Silicon Valley”
February 11, 2019
Samuel Bendett writes, “According to the Russian state media (TASS), Russian military robotic complexes (RBCs) will be able to independently recognize targets, use weapons, and interact in groups and swarms. Such plans were stated in the article by the staff of the 3rd Central Scientific Research Institute of the Russian Federation’s MOD.”
Mad Scientist Laboratory: “Autonomous Robotic Systems in the Russian Ground Forces”
February 8, 2019
Michael Kofman says, “While they may lack the funding, and some of the defense-industrial base, they're keeping abreast of what sort of nextgen capabilities might enter the battlefield.”
The National Interest: “The F-22 and F-35 Are Ancient History: Russia's 6th Generation Fighter Could Be Revolutionary”
February 7, 2019
Ken Gause says, "Right now we have to wait to see what the U.S. is willing to put on the table. Until we know that, it's hard to predict what North Korea will do."
Yonhap News: "Analysts Brace for Trump Card at Next N. Korea Summit"
February 6, 2019
The National Interest: "North Korea and America's Second Summit: Here's What Ken Gause and Chris Steinitz Think Will Happen"
Russia experts Jeffrey Edmonds and Michael Kofman recap the Helsinki Summit to break down what has been overplayed or overlooked in the debate, what the Russians hoped to get out of the meeting and did or didn't achieve, and the nuances which are often lost in translation between the U.S. and Russian policy communities. Listen now.
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