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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age
Ira Allen Chapel
Image: U.S. Army DOD photo by Joseph Eddins
New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger describes America’s move to using cyber warfare as a key part of its arsenal. Examining its impact on both defense strategy and civil liberties, he argues that over-classification is not only impeding our understanding of government actions but also hurting American national security.
The First Wednesdays talks that are supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with the Pulitzer Prizes are part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” Initiative, which is administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils. The initiative seeks to deepen the public’s knowledge and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, the humanities, journalism, and an informed citizenry.
For more information
- David Sanger page at The New York Times
- David Sanger on Twitter
- The Perfect Weapon book page at Penguin Random House
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