James Johnson Articles

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Artificial Intelligence in Nuclear Warfare: A Perfect Storm of Instability?

Misrepresentations of the potential opportunities and risks of military AI can obscure debate.

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AI, Drone Swarming, and Escalation Risks in Future Warfare

The dangers of using unreliable, AI-augmented war-fighting drones.

War on the Rocks

AI, Cyberspace, and Nuclear Weapons

Military escalation risks are associated with emerging technology, especially inadvertent and accidental escalation.


The Artificial Intelligence–Cyber Nexus

Future iterations of AI-enhanced cyber counterforce capabilities may compromise cyber defense and increase escalation risk.

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Artificial Intelligence – A Threat to Strategic Stability?

Video: Seminar with Dr. James Johnson, postdoctoral research fellow at CNS.

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Is the US Losing the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race?

Increasingly sophisticated Chinese and Russian technologies threaten the dominance of US technological innovation.

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The End of Military-Techno Pax Americana?

Washington’s strategic responses to Chinese AI-enabled military technology.