Cyber Attack Wouldn’t Merit Nuclear Strike: Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman

No matter how ambiguous language in the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review may seem, a cyber attack on U.S. infrastructure would not warrant a nuclear strike on an adversary, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.

“The idea that we would resort to a nuclear attack based on cyber is actually not supported by the document,” Air Force Gen. Paul Selva told reporters during a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C.

Source: Cyber Attack Wouldn’t Merit Nuclear Strike: Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman

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