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.”
Forum: "Iraq, WMD: Lessons Learned and Unlearned," Dr. David Kay, Special Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence in the Searh for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destructions from June 2003 to January 2004.
Dr. David Kay is a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies with a concentration on counterterrorism and weapons proliferation. From June 2003 until January 2004 he served in Iraq as the Special Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence in the search for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction. He was formerly a Corporate Senior Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He was a leader in SAIC's efforts to support the U.S. Government's counter-terrorism iniatives and efforts to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.