QOTD - Clapper on Global Threats in 2013

Threats are more interconnected and viral. Events which at first blush seem local and irrelevant can quickly set off transnational disruptions that affect U.S. national interests. "War" now includes a software variant -- a soft war variation. Arms include cyber and financial weapons, and attacks can be deniable and non-attributable.
-- James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence (US)

Src: remarks on the Worldwide Threat Assessment to the Provided to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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