Daniel Callahan is Director, International Program, The Hastings Center, and a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Medical School. He is the author, most recently, of What Price Better Health? Hazards of the Research Imperative.
French President Emmanuel Macron has drawn criticism for describing NATO as brain dead and pursuing a rapprochement with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But now that a wayward America could abandon the continent at any moment, Macron's argument for European defense autonomy is difficult to refute.
Reaping the digital revolution’s benefits, and avoiding its pitfalls, will require the world to manage an unprecedented structural transformation for which it is woefully unprepared. A comprehensive investigation into the implications of the digital revolution is thus urgently needed.