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US Weighs Risks of Civilian Harm in Cyberwarfare

• Common Dreams
"We knew we could pull it off - we had the tools," said one senior official who worked at the Pentagon when the highly classified plan was developed. But the attack never got the green light. Bush administration officials worried that the effects would not be limited to Iraq but instead create worldwide financial havoc, spreading across the Middle East to Europe and perhaps to the United States

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Comment by Lucky Red
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 Ok, since when is the US in the business of risking civilian harm in anything?  Particularly, under Bush.  Now, this is one that I can't swallow just because of that.  In fact, it appears that the more the collateral damage, the better and happier they are.