Digital Currency and National Security Implications
In this podcast, Wiley Partners Hon. Nazak Nikakhtar and Steve Obermeier, Erik Bethel, Senior Adviser, Project on Prosperity and Development at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and Colin Leach, International Trade Specialist, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries at the U.S. Department of Commerce discuss the national security implications of digital currency, including:
- The role of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in economic competition and the global markets.
- What are the U.S. government and the rest of the world doing to compete in digital currency?
- What are the economic and national security implications if the United States lags behind?
- Relationship between CBDCs and cryptocurrency and current global national security issues (Russia, China).
This podcast was originally recorded as a webinar for Wiley's 2022 National Security Series.