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.”
Belfer Center Seminar "Lyndon Johnson and Foreign Policy: Europe, Vietnam, and the Domestic Connection," with Professor Francis Bator, Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Political Economy Emeritus.
Professor Bator will speaking about Foreign Policy under Lyndon Johnson. He has recently authored a chapter in the Book "Presidential Judgement: Foreign Policy Decision Making in the White House."