Intelligence

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:20
According to three current and former CIA officers, the Iraqi government has waged an aggressive campaign against the CIA and other U.S. security personnel in the country for several years.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 06:34
Acute, structured government corruption impacts many of the West’s security priorities. But the role it plays in exacerbating international insecurity is often overlooked.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 06:46
Amid growing signs of instability in Iraq, President Barack Obama authorized a secret plan late last year to aid Iraqi troops in their fight against Sunni extremists by sharing intelligence on the militants' desert encampments, but devoted only a handful of U.S. specialists to the task.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:02
U.S. officials have one month to interrogate the suspected ringleader behind the Benghazi attack before reading him his Miranda rights.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 07:05
The CIA and other spy agencies are scrambling to close intelligence gaps in the region and track the movements of key figures in ISIS
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 07:23

Chairman Thomas R. Carper: "My colleagues and I today will be examining some of the challenges agencies have in managing the large contractor workforce we rely on to do some of the most sensitive and important work the federal government does."

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 08:17
East African countries have substantially increased their spending on national security to beef up capacity in the face of terrorism and political instability in the Horn of Africa.
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 07:33
“My job is to look at Africa and see where the threat to the United States is,” Linder said as he unfolded his map and traced circles around the territories where he knew extremist groups were operating.
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 06:44
The U.S. military has the capability to conduct air strikes over Iraq within hours. The problem is they don’t know exactly who they are supposed to be targeting.
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 06:52
The speed and ease with which well-armed and highly trained ISIS fighters took over Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and Tikrit, the birthplace of former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein, have raised significant doubts about the ability of American intelligence agencies to know when ISIS might strike next, a troubling sign as the Islamist group advances steadily closer to Baghdad.

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