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Quantum Computing and the New Space Race

"If quantum-encryption technology is eventually employed on a wide scale, hacking, wire-tapping or code cracking in both the communication and military domains would be rendered obsolete—as quantum-encrypted keys cannot theoretically be observed by third parties."

"Great powers need to think more seriously of the challenges that the final frontier will pose." On 20 June 2018, The National Interest published GCSP’s Head of Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan’s article on the possible implications of quantum-enabled satellite technology, in the context of current global security issues and China’s expanding engineering capabilities in space and elsewhere.

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