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.”
The Cases of Ireland v the United Kingdom.
Rory Brady is the current Attorney General of the Republic of Ireland. Prior to his appointment as Attorney General, Rory Brady was Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland, as well as Vice-Chairman of the Bar Council, Secretary to the Council and as chairman of the Internal Relations Committee. A native of Dublin, Brady was educated in Synge Street CBS, University College Dublin and the King’s Inns. He was called to the Bar in 1979 and took Silk in 1996. His specialties include administrative law, chancery & commercial law, specialization arbitration/dispute resolution, and environmental, planning & local government law.
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