Borowitz Publishes Article on Importance of Private Satellite Companies During Times of Conflict

Posted August 17, 2022

Mariel Borowitz, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, published an article in The Conversation titled "War in Ukraine Highlights the Growing Strategic Importance of Private Satellite Companies — Especially in Times of Conflict."

In the article, Borowitz argues that more nations will likely invest in satellite technology in the future, as evidenced by international cooperation during the ongoing war in Ukraine, cooperation which has been spurred by private companies.

"While experts have long known that satellite imagery is useful during a conflict, the war in Ukraine has shown that commercial satellite data can make a decisive difference – informing both military planning as well as the public view of a war," Borowitz writes.

Read the full article in The Conversation.

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