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Trump’s Bogus Use of Cyber Threats to Prop up Coal

| July 26, 2018

When it comes to cyber attacks, the campaign meddling in 2016 that led to indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence operatives this month was just the tip of the iceberg. Ukraine knows how much more serious it can get. One month after the U.S. election, hackers — likely operating with the approval, if not at the direction, of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government — shut down the grid supplying power to thousands of Ukrainian business and homes on a bitterly cold winter night. The lights went out across Kiev, and the proverbial warning lights flashed red for homeland security experts in Washington.

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For Academic Citation: Rosenbach, Eric.“Trump’s Bogus Use of Cyber Threats to Prop up Coal.” The Hill, July 26, 2018.

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Eric Rosenbach