"Cyber Supremacy" - US intelligence agencies accuse Russia of hacking the 2016 presidential election, a trove of NSA documents posted to Wikileaks result in a global cyber attack, the confidential personal information of millions of private citizens circulate on the Dark Web. As independent and state-sponsored hackers wreak havoc, one nation - Israel - is revolutionizing its military and leading the way in cyber security. Ben Ferguson travels to Tel Aviv to find out how Israel is on its way to becoming the world's top cyber superpower.
"Japan Rising" - After World War II, Japan disbanded its military and adopted a policy of pacifism across its society, culture and constitution. But with China's increasing expansionism, North Korea's continued belligerence and a tide of nationalist sentiment sweeping the globe, a right-wing movement in Japan aims to revive and strengthen the country's military might for the first time in 70 years. VICE sends Gianna Toboni to Tokyo to see the consequences of Japan's rising nationalism.
HBO is partnering with "VICE" on an innovative news magazine show to be hosted by "VICE" founder Shane Smith, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.
The HBO series will showcase a mix of stories from around the globe. Among the segments in production for possible inclusion in the show are: Taliban child suicide bombers; North Korean slave labor camps; New York's underground voodoo heroin clinics; Somalian pirates; and Satanic dentists in the Pacific Northwest.