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All of these scenarios demand that policy makers, strategists, and military planners be on guard for indicators of North Korean instability. They must prepare for the very real possibility that contingency plans may have to be executed by the alliance. The ROK/U.S. Combined Forces Command in particular must now review contingency plans for the full range of threats.

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We didn’t solve everything in this report. We didn’t even agree on everything. There are areas, such as balancing maximum encryption versus mandatory lawful access to devices, where the best we could do was provide a common statement of principles. Yet every single Commissioner was willing to make compromises in the course of our work because we were all united by the recognition that the status quo is not getting the job done. The status quo is inviting attacks on America every second of every day. The status quo is a slow surrender of American power and responsibility. We all want that to stop. So please do us, and your fellow Americans, a favor. Read this report and then demand that your government and the private sector act with speed and agility to secure our cyber future.

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Representative Mike Gallagher is Co-Chairmen of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission and represents the 8th District of Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives. Samantha F. Ravich is a Commissioner on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission and the Chair of the Center for Cyber and Technology Innovation at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

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Lastly, now that one set of cyber theft and money-laundering techniques have been exposed and compromised, Treasury and Justice should work to anticipate how North Korean hackers may adapt their operations. Despite its nominal pursuit of diplomacy, Pyongyang continues to engage in a wide range of hostile behaviors that demonstrate a lack of interest in resolving differences peacefully.

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The priority must be on stopping this pandemic. However, after it is contained and the international economy is returned to normalcy, responsible governments must take a hard look at Chinese authoritarian political warfare and realize the danger it poses. China will push back with claims that it will not tolerate a smear campaign. But China must be held accountable. We can, on that front, take a page from Sun Tzu’s Art of War. As he wrote, “What is of supreme importance is to attack the enemy’s strategy.” It is time the U.S. and like-minded countries attack and neutralize the Chinese Communist Party’s authoritarian political warfare strategy.

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EVENT: The Battlefield of Today and Tomorrow: Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare

November 13, 2018 | 10:00

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