• Analyzing how technological change can transform the way countries interrelate, whether by increasing wealth and improving living standards or by creating new political, economic, and security questions that challenge existing governmental institutions.


  • Understanding the many issues related to building a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy that recognizes the threat as one of the major national security problems facing the United States while respecting American values related to privacy and civil liberties.

  • Understanding the role of civil space development in national and international security and foreign policy.

  • Understanding how technological change affects security and economic growth.