News | Oct. 19, 2021

AI Will Change War

By General John Allen (retired) and Amir Hussein INSS Speaker Series

Summary

Artificial Intelligence (AI) could lead to “Hyperwar”—a type of conflict and competition so automated that it would collapse the decision action loop, eventually minimizing human control over most decisions. America’s challenge is to encourage the organizational transformation necessary to adopt safer, more explainable AI systems to maintain our competitive edge, now that the technical transformation is at our doorstep.

Speaker Bios

AI Will Change War
AI Will Change War
AI Will Change War with General John Allen (retired) and Amir Hussein
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John R. Allen is the president of the Brookings Institution, a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general, and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces – Afghanistan (USFOR-A).

Amir Husain is a Pakistani-American artificial intelligence entrepreneur, founder of the Austin-based company, SparkCognition, and author of the book, The Sentient Machine.