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The author argues that Cold War logic for arms control in space remains more relevant than most people realize. Indeed, old and new arms control ideas should be combined in order to identify the best approaches for current circumstances.
Superintelligence is propounding a solution that will not work to a problem that probably does not exist, but now is the time to take the ethical and policy implications of artificial intelligence seriously
The real question in space, the author argues, is not whether individual countries support arms control efforts and desire strategic stability—but rather, how these goals will be pursued, according to which principles, and in pursuit of what priorities.
Turkey’s reaction to a successful deal with Iran will be relief, if not revelry. Iran’s abandonment of its nuclear ambitions spares Turkey from having to divert its resources to military (and possibly, nuclear) spending.
The author argues that banning research and development programs for hypersonic missiles will be difficult. Limited transparency measures might be within reach, but even these mechanisms will require persistent effort and engagement from the major players.