This is a new kind of conflict created by cyber capabilities, which give countries the ability to manipulate, coerce, and perhaps attack. In this new style of conflict, the issue is not will Russia attack, but how we push back harder to ensure that they do not.
Russian efforts to sow discord in democratic societies use both traditional and new technologies in ways that have proven low-cost, low risk, and surprisingly effective. It's time for the United States to respond.
On Sunday evening, ISIL members set up a temporary checkpoint on the highway between Kirkuk and the Iraqi capital. The militants then reportedly attacked a car travelling south between Daquq and Tuz Khurmato.
James A. Lewis, senior vice president at CSIS, testified before House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance on "After the Breach: The Monetization and Illicit Use of Stolen Data."