U.S. Intelligence Sees Cyber Threats Eclipsing Terrorism

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by Jim Lobe via IPS News Cyber threats appear to have largely replaced terrorism as posing the greatest risks to U.S. national security, which also confronts major longer-term challenges from the effects of natural resource shortages and climate change, according… Continue Reading  

With a Cyberwar Quietly Taking Place in the Background

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Iran seems to be maintaining its previous stance on uranium enrichment — a key issue for Western powers and Israel — ahead of proposed talks by the 6-power P5+1 negotiating group. On Tuesday, Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani, the head of Iran’s Atomic… Continue Reading  

Hawks on Iran

Lobe Log publishes Hawks on Iran every Friday. Our posts highlight militaristic commentary and confrontational policy recommendations about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits. William Kristol & Jamie Fly, Weekly Standard: Neoconservative pundit William… Continue Reading  

Bread and Nukes: Stuxnet’s Collateral Damage?

According to a Fox News exclusive, experts think the Stuxnet virus is still wrecking havoc on Iran’s nuclear program, particularly to the centrifuges. Yet it’s worth considering that even cyber-warfare — like all kinds of warfare — can produce “collateral… Continue Reading