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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Michael N. Schmitt
The 2009 cyberattack by the U.S. and Israel that crippled Iran's nuclear program by sabotaging industrial equipment constituted "an act of force" and was likely illegal under international law, according to a manual commissioned by NATO's cyberwarfare center in Estonia.
Instead, the authors had tried to write the definitive account of "how does existing law apply in cyberspace," he said.
"States make law, not scholars," he said. "We wanted to create a product that would be useful to states to help them decide what their position is"