Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Can the White House Declare a Cyberwar?

Martinez, Jennifer and Jonathan. "Can the White House Declare a Cyberwar?"Politico, June 1, 2012

From the opinion: “The Constitution gives Congress the sole power to declare war — but it's silent on cyberwar.

That's causing consternation on Capitol Hill in the wake of a New York Times story Friday detailing how President Barack Obama joined forces with Israel to launch secret cyberattacks on Iran's nuclear program. For some lawmakers, it's further evidence that the White House has taken too much war-making power from Congress.” Read more

See also
Sanger, David. "Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran." The New York Times, June 1, 2012.