How America Can Beat China

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A new podcast just dropped with Dmitri Alperovitch, the co-founder of CrowdStrike (CRWD), a $93 billion cybersecurity giant and Executive Chairman of Silverado Policy Accelerator, shaping national security strategies.

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Dmitri Alperovitch came on Success Story.

From tackling nation-state cyber threats to predicting the war in Ukraine, Dimitri Alperovitch has transitioned from a cybersecurity trailblazer to a leading voice on the geopolitical stage.

We delved into Alperovitch’s unconventional path and his warnings of a new Cold War with China.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hacking into Geopolitics: Alperovitch’s firsthand experience with nation-state cyberattacks, including Google’s 2010 breach, revealed the deep connection between cybersecurity and global power struggles.

  • A New Cold War: Alperovitch argues that we are already in a Cold War with China, with Taiwan as the potential flashpoint for a devastating conflict. He challenges the notion of China’s inevitable rise and emphasizes the importance of strategic deterrence.

  • Business in the Crosshairs: Alperovitch warns that businesses cannot ignore geopolitics. He outlines the growing risks of operating in China and advocates for strategic decoupling in key technological sectors.

  • Unconventional Wisdom: Alperovitch’s insights challenge conventional thinking about China’s strengths and weaknesses, offering a fresh perspective on the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

The Bottom Line:

Alperovitch’s story is a testament to the power of expertise and the importance of recognizing and adapting to new challenges. 

His insights on the new Cold War offer a sobering but essential guide for policymakers, business leaders, and anyone seeking to understand the forces shaping our world.

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