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 "Security and Conflict in Central Asia and the Caspian Region: Does 'the Caspian Smell Blood' or Peace?" with Boris Shikhmuradov, former Minster of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
Boris Shikhmuradov will discuss regional security in Central Asia and the Caspian region with a special focus on the recent failed summit on the legal status of delineation of the Caspian Sea.