Cyberwar or Cyberpeace?


Prabir Purkayastha, May 26, 2015
Cyber weapons are no longer the stuff of science fiction. They are all too real, and so is their threat to our interconnected world. This threat is bound to grow in the coming days with the Internet of things, when all our devices will have intelligence and be connected to the internet. If we want to stop the Internet from being weaponised, we have to start talking about what nation states should or should not do. And that means an international compact...

Kerry's Claims and Return of North Korea's Defence Chief from the Dead

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Newsclick Report, May 21, 2015
The South Korean spy and propaganda agency made the ludicrous claim about North Korea executing one of its top generals, the Minister of Defence, General Hyon Yong-chol, with an antiaircraft gun for disloyalty. Hours later, after the nonsense claim made the news, it completely retracted it. In spite of this, it was repeated by John Kerry, the US Secretary of State in a Press Conference in Seoul, and promptly printed widely by the global media, including...


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