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.”
Co-Sponsored by The Harvard Arab Alumni Association, the Harvard Business School MENA Club, the Kennedy School of Government Arab Caucus, the Harvard College Society of Arab Students, and The Dubai Initiative of the Belfer Center at the Kennedy School present the inaugural:
The forum aims to examine how America’s perception of the Middle East is shaped by various entities: filmmakers, academics, and artists. The four-hour evening is a combination of film screenings, lectures, discussions, and classical Arabic musical entertainment. Please see the schedule below for further information.
Please note a light supper will be served from 4:30-5:00 PM to all participants picking up their MENA Weekend registration and attending the film screening of Reel Bad Arabs from 5:00-6:00 PM.
Click here to register and learn more about the MENA weekend.