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Managing Complexity in a WikiLeaks World (PDF)

December 13, 2010

In a virtual world with multiplicity of threat and seeming absence of control, the playing field is leveled and the few can take on the many or the once mighty. In response, a thoughtful national dialogue is needed to help recalibrate for today's world our notions of ethics, privacy, economic competitiveness and national security.