U.S. Cyber-Attacks and Constitutional Powers/Matthew Waxman


Wed, 17/03/2021 - 15:30 to 17:00


The United States has one of the world’s strongest and most sophisticated capabilities to launch cyberattacks against adversaries. How does the US Constitution allocate power to use that capability? And what does that allocation tell us about appropriate executive-legislative branch arrangements for setting and implementing cyber strategy? This essay offers a way to think about the constitutional distribution of powers between the president and Congress governing the use of US cyberattack capabilities.

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