The overarching question imparting urgency to this exploration is: Can U.S.-Russian contention in cyberspace cause the two nuclear superpowers to stumble into war? In considering this question we were constantly reminded of recent comments by a prominent U.S. arms control expert: At least as dangerous as the risk of an actual cyberattack, he observed, is cyber operations’ “blurring of the line between peace and war.” Or, as Nye wrote, “in the cyber realm, the difference between a weapon and a non-weapon may come down to a single line of code, or simply the intent of a computer program’s user.”
A seminar with Nadia Hijab, Executive Director, Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.
The Palestinian leadership recently attempted to bring international law back into the picture. Palestinian civil society has made greater gains in this sphere, yet faces serious constraints in translating these gains into meaningful political outcomes.
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