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Obama May Have Ordered a Cyberattack Last Year



President Barack Obama asked the Department of Defense last June to perform a cyberattack, according to the nonprofit organization Federation of American Scientists (FAS).

The U.S. Air Force declassified a 15-page policy directive (PDF) last week, containing a single sentence that the FAS believes is enough to prove Obama ordered the military to carry out an aggressive operation in cyberspace, though further details are still classified.

Below is the relevant quote from the document, released by the Air Force on March 5:

“Classified processes governing [command and control] of [Air Force] offensive and defensive cyberspace operations conducted by [Air Force] Cyber Mission Forces are addressed in a classified [Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff] Execute Order (title classified) issued on 21 Jun 13.” Read more…

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