During a speech this past February, Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, revealed that the Kenyan government is considering building a prison exclusively for inmates who are considered to be highly violent and are known to have extremist tendencies.
White House officials report that senior members of the Obama administration, including diplomats and security experts, met with Russian officials this week in Geneva to discuss the importance of cybersecurity and enact measures that aim to prevent a cyber war between the two superpowers.
The FBI’s encryption battle against Apple, prompted by the San Bernardino terrorist attack, has sparked a debate on whether tech companies should build a backdoor in their encryption keys for law enforcement agencies to utilize during investigations. Americans overwhelmingly support the War on Terror and by doing so, support the surveillance of terror suspects. What most Americans oppose is having their personal liberties compromised- which could be the case should tech companies allow law enforcement agencies access to encryption keys, originally designed to protect consumers’ personal information.
As its neighbors, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam condemn China's building of artificial islands in the South China Sea, the Chinese transport ministry held a "completion ceremony," last Wednesday marking the operations of a 180-foot lighthouse on Subi Reef- known as Zhubi in China. China claims most of the South China Sea, where about $5 trillion in trade passes annually. Last October, the U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen sailed within twelve nautical miles of Subi Reef, to which China called the action "extremely irresponsible."