Here are the week’s must read articles:
“Good Leak, Bad Leak”
By Uri Friedman
A brief but informative look at the various leaks during the Obama administration and their political and legal implications.
“Understanding Cyberspace is Key to Defending It”
By Robert O’Harrow Jr.
In the aftermath of Stuxnet and its new counterpart, Flame, this article makes the compelling point that, despite technological advancements and our reliance on computers, we still don’t know how to properly protect our respective corners of cyberspace.
“Fighting Mad: Why Women Turn to the FARC–and How the FARC Turns on Them”
By Anne Phillips
An interesting read on the methods the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) draws women into their fold and these women’s experiences as sex slaves and soldiers—all told through the viewpoint an ex-member “Athena.”
“Is Libya Cracking Up?”
By Nicolas Pelham
The New York Review of Books
In the most recent edition of the New York Review of Books, Pelham begins by navigating the treacherous situation for Libyans in the southern part of the country—a region hit hard by the militias and border skirmishes—and moves through the security woes and regional difficulties facing the Libyans today.
“The Obama Paradox”
By David Rofthkopf
An interview by David Rothkopf at Foreign Policy Magazine with David Sanger, the author of Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Suprising Use of American Power—an excerpt of which appeared last week in the New York Times (“Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran”).
Thoughts? Discussion points about the articles? Comment away below!