Terence Kealey

The problem with the Tory obsession with DARPA

Robotics Challenge organized by DARPA, the Pentagon's science research group. Picture credit: Getty

Dominic Cummings’s two catchphrases ‘take back control’ and ‘get Brexit done’ have transformed British politics. Now the PM’s top aide wants to do the same with the British economy through the creation of another ARPA. But will it work?

The first Advanced Research Projects Agency was created in the US in 1958.

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