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.”
Please join MTA in welcoming Professor R. Rajaraman of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Professor Rajaraman will present a seminar on the impact of the Indo-US nuclear deal on India's fissile material and weapons production capability.
Dessert will be served. Admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis.