Lieutenant Commander Bebber is the executive officer of IWTC Corry Station in Pensacola, FL. He recently deployed as the CRC for the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (2017–19). His writings have appeared in print and online at Proceedings, Orbis, Comparative Strategy, the Journal of Information Warfare, CIMSEC, NWC MOC Warfighter, Parameters, and elsewhere.

Articles by Robert J. Bebber

China's Cyber-Economic Warfare Threatens U.S.

By Lieutenant Commander Robert "Jake" Bebber, U.S. Navy
July 2017
“The world is witnessing a new kind of war, fought not with bullets but with banknotes and bytes.”1 The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is executing a long-term, cyber-enabled ...

Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - Take on the Cyber Dragon

By Lieutenant Robert J. "Jake" Bebber, U.S. Navy
July 2016
Both the 2015 National Security Strategy and 2015 Department of Defense Cyber Strategy state that the United States desires to “deter” or “prevent” China from using cyberspace to conduct malicious ...
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Cryptology at the Crossroads

By Lieutenant Robert Bebber, U.S. Navy
March 2015
With a rebalance to Asia coming after more than a decade of land war, the U.S. Navy finds itself smaller and in certain respects weaker. One area that should be ...