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Special Report: Power and Conflict in the Cyber Age

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

With Twitter revolutions, state-sponsored hacking and the Stuxnet virus driving rapid change in the cyber-age battlefield, this World Politics Review special report examines the state of cyber power through articles published in the past year.

Below are links to each article in this special report, which subscribers can read in full. Not a subscriber? Purchase this document for Kindle or as a PDF from Scribd. Or subscribe now.

Cyber Power and Conflict

Power in the 21st Century
By Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
March 22, 2011

Evolutions in Asymmetric Cyberpower
By Chris C. Demchak
April 19, 2011

Re-Categorizing Cyber Conflict
By Eric Sterner
July 8, 2010

Stuxnet and Cyberpower in War
By John B. Sheldon
April 19, 2011

U.S. Cyber Strategy and Security

The Pentagon's Strategy for Cyberwar
By Richard Weitz
June 7, 2011

Don't Fear U.S. Cyber Deterrence
By Thomas P.M. Barnett
June 20, 2011

U.S. Cyber Strategy: The Perils of Deterrence
By Mike Cronin
June 10, 2011

Stuxnet and the Pentagon's Cyber Strategy
By Eric Sterner
October 13, 2010

Translating the U.S. International Cyber Strategy Into Action
By Chris Bronk
May 19, 2011

Cybersecurity: Protect the Internet, but How?
By Chris Bronk
June 29, 2010

The Case Against Cyber Arms Control
By John B. Sheldon
December 9, 2010

Physical Infrastructure: Cyberspace's Real-World Target
By Mike Cronin
April 19, 2011

Global Cybersecurity and Intelligence: A Challenge We Can't Avoid

By Samuel S. Visner
September 28, 2010

China in the Cyber Age


The Rise of China's Telecoms: Part II

By Iain Mills
April 12, 2011

China's Faltering Cyber-Security Efforts Offer Chance for Engagement
By Iain Mills
December 9, 2010

Hacking Scandal Reveals Blurry Line Between Spycraft and Theft

By Guy Taylor
August 4, 2011

Freedom and Repression With Chinese Characteristics: Part II
By Iain Mills
January 4, 2011

Social Media and Democracy

Politics vs. Social Media in the Arab Uprising
By Nikolas Gvosdev
March 4, 2011

Democracies Ponder Limits to Social Media Access
By Frida Ghitis
August 18, 2011

America Need Not Fear Connectivity Revolutions
By Thomas P.M. Barnett
February 28, 2011