Cody Knipfer

Cody Knipfer is the technology and cybersecurity fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). He is also an associate at PoliSpace and expects to receive his MA in International Science and Technology Policy in 2018 from George Washington University's Space Policy Institute.

It's Time to Reevaluate Export Controls on Commercial Spacecraft

October 10, 2017

With foreign space industries developing, it is only a matter of time before they begin to market their own crewed spacecraft capabilities. As America’s commercial space sector blossoms, opportunities abound for private industry to secure a controlling lead in the growing and globalizing space market. However, the US government, wary...

Will President Trump Take Cyber Threats Seriously?

March 14, 2017

As the past year demonstrated, cyber has the growing potential to be an effective and dangerously destabilizing foreign policy tool. Bolstering cybersecurity will continue to be an issue of increasing importance for the United States in the coming years. Malicious activity in the cyber realm throughout 2016 amply demonstrated the vulnerability of...