Gloria Shkurti Özdemir completed her BA in Political Science and International Relations in
Albania. She finished her Master’s studies at Sakarya University with a thesis entitled “A
Lethal Weapon That Became the Cure-All for Terrorism: Discursive Construction of the U.S.
Dronified Warfare.” She is currently a PhD candidate at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. Her thesis focuses on the application of artificial intelligence in the military by focusing on the U.S.-China rivalry. Her main research interests include U.S. foreign policy, drone
warfare, and artificial intelligence. Currently, she is a researcher in the Energy Studies
Directorate at SETA Foundation. She also works as the assistant to the editor-in-chief of
Insight Turkey, a journal published by the SETA Foundation.
Discussions over President Donald Trump’s impeachment started as soon as he walked into the Oval Office in 2017. There were several reasons but the most important was the possibility that Russia may have interfered in the 2016 Presidential elections helping Trump to become the 45th U.S. president.
This analysis provides a short introduction on what AI is, how it has evolved until today and how it will change the nature of warfare. It then assesses why states invest in AI to later turn to the case of the U.S. and China.