US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

...of post-training support the Syrian rebels will receive. He said the Pentagon is considering several forms, including intelligence, communications, logistics and battlefield airpower.U.S. officials have pointed to the Syrian Kurds' successes in...
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Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France

...answers Wednesday and called for an intelligence "code of conduct" between allies...cooperation with France on matters of intelligence and security.If not a surprise...weren't denying the need for good intelligence - they have long relied on U.S...
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NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...Stoltenberg said the Pentagon chief also offered transport aircraft, air-to-air refueling capability, special forces and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets to support NATO's Response Force - a high-end contribution Stoltenberg said...
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Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies and to keep anti-virus software up to date.While anti-virus software alone won't stop hackers from a foreign intelligence agency, the government often has also failed to take the harder steps that could deter those intruders, such as requiring...
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Saudi cables: Money links with media

...Several prominent Arab media figures were reported by the cables to have requested permission to visit Saudi Arabia to share "intelligence" or plots against the kingdom, or to seek funding for media enterprises. Some were dismissed as frauds out to get a check...
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Federal agency blames giant hack on 'neglected' security system

...stolen. That raised the specter that intelligence agency employees who were not kept...anyway.Another fear is that covert intelligence officers working undercover as government...information on millions of military, intelligence and other personnel who have been investigated...
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Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...closer to the action," where they can call in air strikes, which are now only 25 percent effective. They can also check on intelligence and monitor use of U.S. weapons."If we want to build trust," says Welch, "we need to have nodes of advisers in...
My Turn: Independent report is a plan for the future

...Alaska National Guard and the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. A third-generation soldier and 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, she was formerly a military intelligence officer.
Alaska Science Forum: The northern boreal bird nursery

...the ground. Even though he feels pressure to find black rocks from space, Jenniskens, of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, pauses to contemplate nests. He found curious that a water bird like the lesser yellowlegs was sitting on four...
Secret detentions of activists on rise in Egypt

...away.However, another official said secret interrogations and detention were sometimes necessary when state security or intelligence agencies are pursuing terror cells that threaten national security. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because...
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