Of course, there are heaps of complexities hinted to in this piece:
- Division of labor between domestic with the dysfunctional Department of Homeland Security
- Alexander will be double-hatted with Cyber Command and his continued role as Director of the National Security Agency. Will this mean divided attention or fruitful interaction?
- Rules of engagement for commanders--what is an attack? how can one reply? what permission is required?
- Congress is way behind the curve.