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Deep Dive: Chinese perspectives on military AI
What’s new: A CSET report provides an assessment of “Chinese Perspectives on AI and Future Military Capabilities.”
Why this matters: A lot of attention is rightly placed on what senior Chinese military leaders say about artificial intelligence, but this focus is sometimes dismissed as “cheap talk” and therefore not taken seriously. CSET, instead, has reviewed 58 journals written by Chinese military officers, defense engineers, and academics in an effort to more concretely assess Beijing’s AI intentions.
Key findings extracted from the report: