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Every Campaign is Now a Cyberwar Target

| Aug. 13, 2017

You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV these days without hearing about hacking in American elections. Many liberals blame cyberattacks for Donald Trump’s presidency, while some conservatives dismiss them as an invention of the liberal media.

Neither group is right.

Long before 2016, foreign governments were targeting Republican and Democratic campaigns, trying to influence the way our government operates. This is a serious problem, and it threatens our nation’s sovereignty. It’s something we didn’t even think about when I started working on presidential politics in 2000.

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For Academic Citation: Rhoades, Matt.“Every Campaign is Now a Cyberwar Target.” New York Post, August 13, 2017.

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