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Retired US general 'may have leaked Stuxnet cyberattack details'

A senior US general is believed to be under investigation for allegedly leaking details of a secret cyberattack on Iran.<p>James Cartwright, who was the <b>US</b> military's second-highest-ranking officer before retiring in 2011, is said to be the target of an inquiry by the US justice department into how the …

You'll Never Know if the NSA Is Breaking the Law — or Keeping You Safe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>What if the NSA's surveillance isn't legal? What if its collection of phone records and its …

Rethinking Security for the Internet of Things

Cyber attacks, once primarily directed against networks to steal confidential information and wreak virtual havoc, have begun to expand and are now directly affecting the physical world. For example, the recent hacking of the Associated Press’s Twitter account by the Syrian Electronic Army and …

Acting Secretary Cameron Kerry Honored to Serve the American Public Alongside His Brother

Submitted on June 21, 2013 - 12:00pm<p>Categories:<p><b>Guest blog post by Acting Secretary of Commerce Cameron Kerry.</b><p>Earlier this month, I was honored to …

The Public/Private Cooperation We Need on Cyber Security

Not that long ago, cybersecurity was an issue for the back room. Now, it’s made its way to the boardroom and the Situation Room.<p>In February, President Obama issued an executive order aimed at protecting critical infrastructure, adding the administration’s voice to those of Congressional members and …

Erdoğan accuses EU members of hypocrisy over Turkey protests

Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has accused European Union member states of hypocrisy and double standards, and rejected criticism by …

Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks

Barack Obama has ordered his senior national security and intelligence officials to draw up a list of potential overseas targets for US …

How the U.S. Government Hacks the World

Obscured by trees and grassy berms, the campus of the National Security Agency sits 15 miles north of Washington’s traffic-clogged Beltway, its 6 …

US and EU must arm the Syrian rebels or watch Assad destabalise the region

For much of the past two years, Europe and the United States have taken only diplomatic and humanitarian measures as Syria's Assad regime has killed …

The sleepwalkers

YOU may have missed it, but the European Union held a summit this week. Taking in a nutritious working lunch, Europe’s prime ministers, presidents …

Europe

Policy Review

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.<p>Support …

Special Report: U.S. cyberwar strategy stokes fear of blowback

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even as the U.S. government confronts rival powers over widespread Internet espionage, it has become the biggest buyer in a burgeoning gray market where hackers and security firms sell tools for breaking into computers.<p>Security researcher Charlie Miller holds two automobile …

Hacking back: cops and corporations want cybersecurity to go on the offensive

Law enforcement agencies and private companies don't always get along, but one occasion where they frequently come together is to complain that their networks are being penetrated by a seemingly continuous stream of cyber attacks. Whether it's the relative nuisance of DDoS attacks from hacktivist …

Why the European Union Matters

Why should we cheer the European Union?<p>From a <i>Foreign Affairs</i> interview with Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski:<p>The European Union is extremely …

REVEALED • Dalligate - the OLAF report

<b>IMP</b> Documents missing pages 14-15 and missing interview with DG-Sanco Paola Testori Coggi<p>Gayle Kimberley, the lobbyist whom Swedish Match paid €5,000 …

A philosophical critique of EU politics | DW | 27.04.2013

Over 500 students were gathered in the largest auditorium at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, waiting with excitement for the prominent …

How to Save the Republican Party

There is a fine American tradition that holds that politics stops at the water’s edge, as Senator Arthur Vandenberg once said. The dirty little …

How to save the European Union

The euro crisis has already transformed the European Union from a voluntary association of equal states into a creditor-debtor relationship from …

Watch Margaret Thatcher Explain Why the Euro Is a Terrible Idea in 1990

Her thoughts on giving up the pound for a single European currency? "No. No. No."<p>Say what you will about the rest of her legacy, but when it comes to the economic disaster today known as the euro, Margaret Thatcher was downright prophetic. In a delightfully acidic speech delivered before Britain's …

Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds

The National Intelligence Council (NIC), the forward-looking think tank of the U.S. intelligence community, has produced its latest quadrennial …

The Lost Logic of Deterrence

Deterrence isn't what it used to be. In the second half of the twentieth century, it was the backbone of U.S. national security. Its purpose, logic, …