Opinion: Cyberteeth Bared by Ian Bremmer & Parag Khanna
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 24/12/2010 17:33
2010 was the year that removed all doubt that cybersecurity is now a geopolitical problem.
We learned from diplomatic cables exposed by WikiLeaks that from Europe to the Middle East to China and beyond, Washington is having an even tougher time than we thought getting what it wants. The leaks themselves have only made matters more delicate, not just by embarrassing some of America's friends, but by fueling conspiracy theories that Washington was somehow behind the leaks.
By Ian Bremmer is president of Eurasia Group and author of "The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?" Parag Khanna is a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation and author of the forthcoming "How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance."