• Ashley Baker

The National Security Implications of Antitrust: An Introduction


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On August 26th, as part of its Tech Innovation and American National Security project, the National Security Institute hosted the first of a four-part series examining the national security implications of antitrust challenges at home and abroad. This first event provided an introduction of domestic and international antitrust laws, and examined the role of the U.S. tech industry in promoting U.S. national security and economic interests, including providing historical frameworks leading up to the current call by U.S. lawmakers to introduce antitrust lawsuits to protect consumers here in the United States. Panelists included:

  • Ashley Baker, Director of Public Policy, Committee for Justice

  • Mike Davis, Founder and President, Internet Accountability Project (IAP)

  • Glenn Gerstell, Senior Adviser (Non-resident), International Security Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies

  • Professor Joshua Wright, Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute

  • Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder and Executive Director of the National Security Institute (moderator)