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Tag: US Responsible for Cyberspace Becoming a War Domain Instead of an Area of Cooperation

US Responsible for Cyberspace Becoming a War Domain Instead of an Area of Cooperation

by Eric Zuesse, Strategic Culture:

Much has been said about the potential dangers of a cyber war. This type of attack could be formidably destructive and is extremely difficult to track to its source. Superiority in this domain offers a great advantage, making it possible to knock out the enemy’s critical infrastructure sites and inflicting damage comparable to a massive nuclear attack. Just imagine the electricity grids, one of the softer targets, out of commission and all the lights out and the computers dead! In 2016 the North Atlantic Alliance officially declared cyberspace the fourth domain of war.