By George Smith
One of the headmen of the Cult of Cyberwar, James Lewis of the Center
for Strategic and International Studies, admits the cult has overdone it
in recent months.
This in a short essay, "The Cyber War Has Not Begun," here.
No nation has launched a cyber war or cyber attack against the
United States ... Pronouncements that we are in a cyber war or face
cyber terror conflate problems and make effective response more
This is a bit like seeing the town whore swearing she'll attend regular
meetings of the Church Universal and Triumphant. One can't help but be
impressed - but only in a jaundiced way - wondering how long this
'conversion' will last.
Lewis, readers have seen, has been one of the chieftains of the Cult of
Cyberwar. And DD blog's survey of citations of his name, and a few
others, in media databases over the past few months shows his footprint
Here is the unscientific master list, taken from a search on
cybersecurity/cyberwar through newspaper databases over the past year,
current only to January 19:
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