Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) may have been spouting some fighting words over the weekend when he essentially blamed China for North Korea’s sin of cyber attack. Graham was openly wondering how likely it might be for North Korea to carry out such a monumental attack without the prior knowledge of their overlords in China.
“I can’t imagine anything this massive happening in North Korea without China being involved or at least knowing about it.” — Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
While the Senator may be right, this line of thinking opens up new and potentially terrifying questions about the reasons for the attack.
If Senator Graham is correct, and he may very well be, why would China assent to such a provocative move by their closest ally against their greatest foe? It doesn’t make much sense, unless China believes the USA to be particularly vulnerable at this moment in time.
Again, the questions that surround the North Korean attack on Sony (and the USA) become exponentially more worrisome if China is pulling the strings…