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Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors are ... More


A Taste of Armageddon: The Law of Armed Conflict as Applied to Cyberwar

James J. Busuttil

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the application of the law of armed conflict to cyberwar. It provides definitions related to cyberwar, analyses the actors in this unique battle space, and evaluates examples of ... More


Evasion, Engagement, and the Laws of War

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter provides a brief summary of the book, but focuses on three policy issues facing international humanitarian lawmakers today. First, drawing on evidence provided in Chapter 2, ... More


China and Global Security Issues

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the implications of China's rise for international security. From the standpoint of governments disgruntled with American preeminence, a stronger China might enhance global ... More


The Signal-Haunted Cold War: Persistence of the SIGINT Ontology

Jussi Parikka

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses a non-linear signal archaeology that connects Cold War architectures to current politics of global surveillance. In the wake of the NSA/PRISM/Snowden revelations in June 2013, ... More


Bodies of cyberwar: Violence and knowledge beyond corporeality

Fabio Cristiano

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores how violence unfolds in the context of cyberwar. It does so through a theoretical analysis of understanding the body that transcends corporeality. It reflects on the ... More


Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Lionel Beehner, Risa Brooks, and Daniel Maurer (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores contemporary civil-military relations in the United States. Much of the canonical literature on civil-military relations was either written during or references the Cold War, while ... More


War Without Reason: Something Just Short of War

David Betz

in Carnage and Connectivity: Landmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190264857
eISBN:
9780190618513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264857.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter critiques the popular concept of cyberwar arguing that both the threat it represents to major powers, as well as its efficacy as a weapon against others has been dramatically over ... More


Cyberattacks and “Dirty Hands”: Cyberwar, Cybercrime, or Covert Political Action?

Seumas Miller

in Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190221072
eISBN:
9780190221102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221072.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Cyberwar is a new form of conflict. Contemporary nation-states and, for that matter, nonstate actors such as corporations, now suffer and inflict ongoing cyberattacks on a large scale. Whether these ... More


Cyberspace and International Order

Madeline Carr

in The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779605
eISBN:
9780191824654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779605.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When The Anarchical Society was published in 1977, the world was on the doorstep of seismic technological change. Forty years later, the information age has placed cyber security at the centre of ... More


‘It Could Probably Just as Well Be Otherwise’: Imageries of Cyberwar

Wouter Werner and Lianne Boer

in Risk and the Regulation of Uncertainty in International Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795896
eISBN:
9780191837074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795896.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the core insights of Musil’s The Man Without Qualities is that there must be ‘a sense of possibility’. This chapter analyzes debates on the law applicable to cyberwar, as debates emanating ... More


Is There Anything Morally Special about Cyberwar?

James L Cook

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the philosophical question of whether the just-war tradition (JWT) can accommodate cyberwar. It argues that while the received JWT can accommodate the intentions and effects of ... More


Cyber Causation

Jens David Ohlin

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the increasing threat and deployment of cyberweapons will force the law of war to develop a sophisticated and nuanced account of causation. It first explains why causation is ... More


Cyberterrorism and Enemy Criminal Law

Stuart Macdonald

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the UK’s criminal justice-based response to the threat of cyberterrorism. In recent years the UK has introduced a range of terrorism-related legislation, which has significantly ... More


Cyberwar versus Cyber Attack: The Role of Rhetoric in the Application of Law to Activities in Cyberspace

Laurie R Blank

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The interplay between law and rhetoric forms an important backdrop for analyzing international legal norms governing state response to cyber threats. First, the term “cyberwar” or “cyberwarfare” is ... More


Re-Thinking the Boundaries of Law in Cyberspace: A Duty to Hack?

Duncan B Hollis

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes re-thinking legal boundaries in cyberspace generally and for state cyber operations in particular. It asks if the current emphasis on drawing law from boundaries and boundaries ... More


Deception in the Modern, Cyber Battlespace

William H Boothby

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines what the law says about deception operations in warfare and the implications for the lawful exploitation of cyber deception methods. It first considers whether deception ... More


Evidentiary Issues in International Disputes Related to State Responsibility for Cyber Operations

Marco Roscini

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717492
eISBN:
9780191787041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717492.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Existing works on inter-state cyber operations have focused so far on whether such operations are consistent with primary norms of international law and on the remedies available to the victim state ... More


Cyber Operations, Legal Secrecy, and Civil-Military Relations

Dakota S. Rudesill

in Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

What civil-military challenges will arise from the virtual world of cyber warfare? Congress and the president have grown increasingly comfortable with permissive grants of authorities and ... More


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