On March 15, The U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictments of two Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers in connection with the 2014 hacking of over 500 million Yahoo user accounts. This marks the first criminal case concerning cybersecurity brought directly against Russian government officials, and what seems to be a change in the Read More…
Author: Jacqueline Hicks
Facebook Cracks Down on Use of Surveillance Data
Terrorism and Tunisia
Jacqueline Hicks looks at the effect terrorism has had in Tunis, and how the government is dealing with the influx of returning insurgents.
Famine in South Sudan: A Food Security Crisis
With the first famine in six years being declared in South Sudan, Jacqueline Hicks examines its causes as well as the greater global food security crisis.
Robotic Bees: The Next Best Thing?
Jacqueline Hicks looks at the creation of robotic bee drones to use for pollination and help combat the declining bee population.
Diplomacy and the South China Sea
In light of recent events concerning the South China Sea, Jacqueline Hicks examines the current state of the conflict and the role of diplomacy in placating it.
The Yazidi Genocide: A Fight for Justice
Jacqueline Hicks examines the Yazidi people’s fight for justice two years after ISIS began its systemic slaughter of the ethno-religious group in August 2014.
Russia and the U.S. Election: What Really Happened?
Jacqueline Hicks examines recent reports of Russian cyber interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and what this means for cyber-warfare.
The Never-Ending Legacy of China’s One-Child Policy
Two years after China’s one-child policy was replaced in favour of a two-child policy, Jacqueline Hicks examines what improvements have been made and the lasting effects of the widely criticized population control method.
The Global Arms Trade: Where do we stand?
In an age of uncertain conflict, Jacqueline Hicks looks at the potential moral and security concerns involved in the global arms trade.