New Cybersecurity, Israel, and Trump in Syria: Recent Posts

A review of some of my recent columns:

For the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet):

Blinking Red: Reconsidering U.S. Approaches to Cybersecurity

A former Obama official warns, “There’s no excuse not to know that the system is blinking red when it comes to the potential for a major national security-driven cyber incident to hit our critical infrastructure in a way that causes major economic issues.”

For the Foreign Policy Association’s blogs:

Israel PM candidate: “Biggest Crisis since the Time of Mohammad”

Former Israeli defense minister, General Moshe Ya’alon gave his first public remarks as candidate for Prime Minister.  He began by agreeing with the notion that the Middle East is in its biggest crisis since the time of Mohammad, concluding that the problem is “Iran, Iran, Iran.”

For the Jerusalem Post:

Trump: On the Road to Damascus?

Mr Trump’s “proportional response” of cruise missiles may settle the issue in the short run. But in Syria, in other crises, and in developing his own long-term national security strategy, it will be difficult for Mr Trump to find a third way in between more American war in the Middle East and American withdrawal from global leadership.