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Batteries, often overlooked, could quietly tilt the balance of military power. Yes, it’s true. Batteries have military implications, creating difficult tradeoffs for policymakers balancing strategic, economic, and decarbonization priorities. While mainland China’s lithium-ion storage batteries are useful for meeting economic and decarbonization goals across the United States, Europe, and elsewhere, its battery complex poses potential security risks, especially in the event of a contingency over Taiwan.

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BENS Member, Michelle Giuda

At the recent “CHIPS for America: Execute for Global Success” Summit, held at the U.S. Senate, BENS Member Michelle Giuda, CEO of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue,…

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Event Recap-July 15, 2024

Dr. Jonathan D. T. Ward, author of China’s Vision of Victory and The Decisive Decade, recently joined BENS Chairman Mark Gerencser for an engaging fireside chat focused on how to revitalize US and allied economic…

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