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Are adversaries using US critical infrastructure as a training range?
Critical infrastructure is a significant attack vector to track and defend. Still, cyberattacks on U.S. critical infrastructure create reactions that might not be wholly predictable — creating risk for the adversary. For the U.S., the risk is that we try too hard to find strategic intent where there is none.
The Army is getting great power competition all wrong
The U.S. Army does not need to go abroad in search of missions to make itself appear relevant. What it very much needs to do is focus on its core warfighting skills and hone its ability to fight and win battles that might crop up involving major opponents — in the defense of our country, rather than risk our soldiers getting dragged into fighting wars for other countries.
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