Should the U.S. try to deter cyberattacks by promising nuclear retaliation?

Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government, wrote a recent article in The Washington Post examines the idea of nuclear retaliation on a country that launches major cyberattacks on crtical U.S. infrastructure. 

"Nuclear retaliation for a cyberattack would be a new — and controversial — solution to a problem that the United States has grappled with for years: How can the United States deter adversaries from launching large-scale attacks against a civilian infrastructure that is both digitally dependent and tremendously vulnerable to attack?" 

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