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.”
Mr. Rosenberg will address the objective of a National Gasification Strategy to produce clean synthesis gas from domestic coal, biomass and petroleum waste resources.
Questions the seminar will address: What are the budgetary, LNG import, environmental cost of natural gas, and economic development implications? How does legislation introduced by Senator Alexander (R-Tenn) on April 7, 2005 relate to Rosenberg's proposal?