John Arquilla, a professor of defence analysis at the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, stated that the US could leverage the expertise and experience of hacking experts for an effective cyber war against terrorists and traditional government foes, e.g. Iran, according to Rory Carroll and The Guardian. He cited U.S. precedence of using such enemies-turned-allies of German rocket scientists that were enlisted after the second world war, did not specifically refer to Project Paperclip but did note that the US had convinced Wernher von Braun, Hitler‘s top scientist, to play a major role in the US rocketry and space programs.
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