Emerging Security Challenges in the Indo-Pacific: Innovation in an Era of Strategic Competition

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Mike Brown

Sponsored by the Berkeley Risk and Security Laboratory; co-sponsored by the Center for Long Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), the Institute of International Studies (IIS), the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium (NSSC), the Tech Policy Initiative, and the CITRIS Policy Lab.

Mike Brown discusses the emerging security challenges that the United States faces in the Indo-Pacific and the role of technological innovation in strategic competition. His remarks will expand on his recent article in Foreign Affairs, “Taiwan’s Urgent Task: A Radical New Strategy to Keep China Away,” as well as his paper with Pavneet Singh and RADM Lorin Selby, “A Hedge Strategy to Strengthen Defense Capabilities.”

The event will feature an audience Q&A.

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Mike Brown is a venture partner at Shield Capital, a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution and the former director of the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) at the U.S. Department of Defense.

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March 27, 2023