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Stanford University & The Gordian Knot Center for National Security Innovation

Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition

Keeping America’s Edge in an Era of Great Power Rivalry

INTLPOL 340 / MS&E 296 | Fall Quarter 2021-2022

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AI & the World
Course Motivation

Why we're launching this new course at Stanford

The years following the collapse of the Soviet Union and end of the Cold War are often referred to as America’s “unipolar moment” with the U.S. enjoying global dominance measured across all indices of national power. Since then, rival great powers like China and Russia have sought to undermine the U.S. led international order through deliberate and concerted whole of government efforts aimed at leveling the playing field with the U.S. and, wherever possible, tilting it to their advantage...

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