We live under the false notion in the United States that if we just assert ourselves into the situation we can control the out come. This notion isn't new, we can look at Egypt as a classic case of national overconfidence. Between the 16th century BC and the 11th century BC, the new kingdom of Egypt, also referred to as the Egyptian Empire is the peak of Egyptian power. While the fall of Egypt was gradual compared to other nations, we all know by 1882 the British occupation began and didn't end until 1953. Like other powerful nations before Egypt, Egypt tried to do too much with limited power, even though at a time they were the most powerful nation in the world Read more
President Obama signed an executive order back in June of 2011 that lay out the rules of cyber warfare against our enemies with attacks on their grid system and their defense system as possible targets. Recently Obama has also admitted to working with Israel on cyber-attacks against Iran.
It’s obvious the president sees the future benefits of cyber warfare but he is also ushering in an era where there is no return. But then, if he doesn’t and our nation doesn’t take the initiative, another nation will and we could be its victim, and which we have already. Read more