American Public Reticent to Retaliate Against SolarWinds Hack
As the United States moves towards developing a more comprehensive doctrine that could delineate when cyber operations do or do not justify a retaliatory response, public attitudes about these questions should remain a point of consideration.
Lauren Sukin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Her previous publications include articles at Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, Washington Post, and Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
Kathryn Hedgecock is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University and an Army officer. Her research interests include cyber conflict and state-sponsored cyber operations.