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 public address at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum by Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member, Palestine Liberation Organization. This event will be moderated by Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy and Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School.
This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics and the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School.