@gdonovan: House Intelligence Cmte calls Chinese telecoms a national #security risk. #Geopolitics is dead! Long live geopolitics!

Cowen and Smith on Geoeconomics

From “After Geopolitics? From the Geopolitical Social to Geoeconomics,” pp25-40:

A geoeconomic conception of security underlines conflicts between the logics of territorial states and global economic flows, the proliferation of non-state and private actors entangled in security, and the recasting of citizenship and social forms.

… Whatever else it implies, geoeconomics has come to provide a new disciplining architecture replacing the geopolitical mechanisms of colonial administration.

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