Technology and Global Affairs
A Public Address by
Ashton B. Carter
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
Graham Allison (Moderator)
Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School
Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Former Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter joined Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Graham Allison for a conversation on Technology and Global Affairs. After a welcome from Dean of the Kennedy School Douglas Elmendorf, who announced the new appointment of Secretary Carter to replace Graham Allison as the new Director of the Belfer Center, Secretary Carter discussed his varied and changing roles within the D.o.D and his vision for the future of American Defense. The panelists also took questions from the audience regarding the integration of AI into the U.S. military, the changing composition of servicemen and women within the US military, and the future of cyber warfare and cyber defense.