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The federal government, especially on the civilian side, is currently under-resourced and overwhelmed in its ability to detect and mitigate cyberattacks.
The Harvard National Security Journal's fall issue, published earlier this week, may be of interest to Lawfare readers.
Ashley Deeks of UVa Law School (and Lawfare) argues that intelligence agencies restrain how foreign peer agencies conduct their work and view their legal obligations. These constraints, she maintains, are likely to grow in the future and might complement traditional public oversight and increase rights protections.
In light of the scientific consensus that substantial increases in atmospheric CO2 will inevitably lead to solar-driven global warming, the nations of the world are seeking to obtain agreement on proposals to reduce the amount of CO2 that their economies produce.
Yesterday, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey unveiled the the Pentagon's new 2015 National Military Strategy. Revising the 2011 National Military Strategy, General Dempsey indicated that the security landscape the United States faces is dramatically different than four years ago.