Category: Homeland Security News

CHINA WATCHChinese Subsidiary of British Investment Bank Now Includes Communist Party Committee By Lin Yang Liam Scott Published 3 August 2022 British bank and financial services giant HSBC, a longtime presence in East Asia, has become the first foreign lender to install a Chinese Communist Party committee in its investment banking subsidiary in China. British bank

CHINA WATCHChinese Subsidiary of British Investment Bank Now Includes Communist Party Committee By Lin Yang Liam Scott Published 3 August 2022 British bank and financial services giant HSBC, a longtime presence in East Asia, has become the first foreign lender to install a Chinese Communist Party committee in its investment banking subsidiary in China. British bank

EXTREMISMTexan Who Prosecutors Say “Lit the Match” of Jan. 6 Riot Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Prison By Eric Neugeboren Published 1 August 2022 Guy Reffitt, a 49-year-old Wylie resident, never entered the Capitol but helped ignite the crowd “into an unstoppable force,” a prosecutor at his trial said. His sentence is the

ENCRYPTIONA Key Role for Quantum Entanglement Published 1 August 2022 A method known as quantum key distribution has long held the promise of communication security unattainable in conventional cryptography. An international team of scientists, including ETH physicists, has now demonstrated experimentally, for the first time, an approach to quantum key distribution that uses high-quality quantum

DISASTER EVACUATIONEvacuating Outside the Lines Published 1 August 2022 Researchers at the University of Tsukuba show how extending evacuation options to shelters outside the borders of a city can help increase the efficiency of flood responses, which may reduce the disruption caused by natural disasters. Tsukuba, Japan—Scientists from the Division of Policy and Planning Sciences at

THE RUSSIA CONNECTIONU.S. Imposes Sanctions, Files Charges Over Russian Influence Campaign Published 30 July 2022 U.S. authorities have charged a Russian national with recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda, and interfere with U.S. elections. Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov, a Russian national, has been charged with “foreign malign influence campaign”