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Thursday, May 23, 2013

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times, and the author of (now in paperback) Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013) talks about the use of cyberattacks in the conflict with Iran.

Excerpt: David Sanger's Confront and Conceal

Excerpted from Confront and Conceal by David E. Sanger. Copyright ©. Sanger. Excerpted by permission of Broadway, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Comments [4]

Jesiah

Other cyber activist group, Hackers anonymous.

May. 23 2013 10:44 AM
Larry McGovern from Westchester

"only applies to American citizens" Please be aware that there is considerable constitutional opinion that since the Constitution says "all persons", that the some rights and protections of the amendment applies to even non-citizens.

May. 23 2013 10:43 AM
Jesiah from Upstate NY

How can we justify a Alwar Alwaki's son, a sixteen year old and american citizen being targeted and ASSASINATED along with others by our Drone program? This is absolutely absurd.

May. 23 2013 10:40 AM
Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan

Off topic of today's cyberwar segment, but in Sanger's usual oeuvre....please ask him his thoughts on Kerry (and Obama) agreeing to this Syrian "peace conference" with Putin.
Isn't he just being played by the Russians to buy time for Assad?

Won't this dragged-out process give the new fresh troops from Hezbollah and the IRGC more time to carve out an Alawite fortress state for Assad to retreat to?

May. 23 2013 06:55 AM

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