Paul Scharre, CNAS

Paul Scharre

CNAS

Alexandria, VA, United States

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Recent:
  • CNAS
Past:
  • Defense One
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Foreign Policy
  • IEEE Spectrum
  • Just Security
  • POLITICO

Recent articles by Paul:

Israel Deploys Remote-Controlled Robotic Guns in West Bank

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

How to Stop Putin Without Starting WWIII

The greatest risk the United States and European countries face right now is mission creep from their own desire to do more. → Read More

AI and International Stability: Risks and Confidence-Building Measures

Exploring the potential use of confidence-building measures built around the shared interests that all countries have in preventing inadvertent war. → Read More

Esper's Convenient Lie

The defense secretary's claim that the two decades of countering violent extremism left the U.S. under-prepared for a near-peer fight doesn’t hold water. → Read More

Ainikki Riikonen

Ainikki Riikonen is a research assistant with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. → Read More

The Defense Department Needs a Real Technology Strategy

To succeed in a long-term competition with China, the Department needs a transparent process to set spending priorities — not conflicting guidance and a shifting range of interests. → Read More

The Real Dangers of an AI Arms Race

The real danger of an AI arms race isn't that another country would win; it's that unsafe technologies would make everyone lose. → Read More

Podcast: The Autocrat’s New Tool Kit

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

Congress Can Help the United States Lead in Artificial Intelligence

The United States is falling behind when it comes to AI. Here’s how a new congressional commission can ensure that Washington catches up. → Read More

CNAS’ Scharre, Lockheed’s Maxwell on Onyx Exoskeleton and Super Soldiers

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

Super Soldiers: Summary of Findings and Recommendations

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

The US Military Must Lighten Warfighters’ Loads

Five suggestions to reduce injury and increase combat efficiency. → Read More

A Million Mistakes a Second

Ultrafast computing is critical to modern warfare. But it also ensures a lot could go very wrong, very quickly. → Read More

The U.S. Military Should Not Be Doubling Down on Space

Satellites are only getting harder to defend. The Pentagon needs to find a better way to do its C4ISR and precision-navigation-timing missions. → Read More

Strategic Competition in an Era of Artificial Intelligence

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

Paul Scharre

Paul Scharre is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and author of the forthcoming book "Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War," to be published in April 2018. → Read More

CNAS Launches Artificial Intelligence Task Force

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

Debating Slaughterbots and the Future of Autonomous Weapons

People can look at the same technology and disagree about how it will shape the future, explains Paul Scharre as he shares a final perspective on the Slaughterbots debate → Read More

Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre to host CNAS adjunct fellow Elsa Kania as a 2018 Fulbright Specialist

Developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. → Read More

Why You Shouldn't Fear 'Slaughterbots'

A dystopian future in which killer robots are massacring innocents is terrifying, but let’s be clear: It's very much science fiction → Read More