In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
Tensions between Russia and Georgia exploded this week into a full-blown military conflict. But the feud had already been burning in cyberspace for weeks, as Georgian government websites and servers sustained “denial-of-service” attacks from Russian hackers. We explore the role cyber-attacks play in conventional interstate competition and disputes.
- Paul Kurtz Partner, Good Harbor Consulting, LLC; Former senior director, Office of Cyberspace Security, National Security Council; Former Senior director, White House Homeland Security Council
- Jim Lewis Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
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