In May 2007, President Bush authorized the National Security Agency,
based at Fort Meade, Md., to launch a sophisticated attack on an enemy
thousands of miles away without firing a bullet or dropping a bomb. At the request of his national intelligence director, Bush ordered
an NSA cyberattack on the cellular phones and computers that insurgents
in Iraq were using to plan roadside bombings. The devices allowed the
fighters to coordinate their strikes and, later, post videos of the
attacks on the Internet to recruit followers. Read the full story [National Journal].