18 octombrie 2019

Getting Back to Basics: How to Avoid a Naval Intelligence Jutland

warontherocks.com

Historical analogies are powerful tools. While no analogy is perfect, they can be extremely effective in policy debates, making concepts that are hard to imagine seem real. In discussions about cybersecurity, experts often warn about a “cyber Pearl Harbor.” The analogy has been marshalled to drive funding for programs, personnel, and commands and centers throughout the Defense Department. For the Navy’s intelligence community, the most appropriate historical precedent isn’t Pearl Harbor — it’s [...]