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The Interplay between Outer Space Security and Terrestrial Global Security

"If space becomes unsafe, it will not be selectively unsafe, but will be unsafe for all state and non-state actors and for future generations."

"Global security and space security are becoming increasingly interconnected. Today, space is indispensable for our global society, as we rely heavily on space assets for global communications and transactions. Space is no longer an area solely for exploratory adventures through which states gain prestige and boost domestic patriotism or government popularity." On 6 July 2018, The Oxford University Politics Blog published GCSP’s Head of Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan’s article on humanity's irreversible dependence on outer space, and the necessity for political and technological cooperation from all space actors.

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