Scoop: VICE on HBO - Friday, June 23, 2017
On the episode "Cyber Supremacy" debuting FRIDAY, JUNE 23 (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET/PT, U.S. intelligence agencies accuse Russia of hacking the 2016 presidential election. A trove of NSA documents posted to WikiLeaks results in a global cyber attack. The confidential information of millions of private citizens circulates 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. 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.
VICE is executive produced by Bill Maher, Shane Smith, Eddy Moretti and Josh Tyrangiel; co-executive producers, Tim Clancy and Jonah Kaplan; consulting producer, Fareed Zakaria.