Should Apple decrypt the i-Phone for the FBI?

The FBI demands Apple Computer to figure out a way to read encrypted files on an i-Phone owned by an alleged terrorist.  Apple Computer’s management says there is no way to do this without opening up all i-Phone files to the FBI.  The case is likely to go all the way to the Supreme Court.

Suppose the FBI wins its case.  Suppose a year later the national police in Russia, China or Iran, arrest an elleged terrrorist and demand that Appple create a similar tool for them?  Do the Russian, Chinese or Iranian security services automatically get access to all i-Phones?

Also:  Why doesn’t the FBI call on the National Security Agency to de-crypt the telephone?  Are the NSA’s top experts no match for Apple?  Or does the FBI have a problem getting NSA co-operation?  I thought that creation of a Department of Homeland Security was supposed to end these national security turf wars.

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