Posted on 03/04/2012 by matisak
According to media report Russian spy ring of 10 people including Anna Chapman was getting close enough to a sitting US cabinet member and FBI feared that Chapman would compromise a senior US official in a honey trap. Should the official (he or she) be named?
ABCnews reports: A female Russian agent got “close enough” to a sitting U.S. cabinet member that the FBI felt they had to swoop in and arrest the lot — but it wasn’t the famous femme fatale Anna Chapman, federal officials said today.
Filed under: Intelligence, Security | Tagged: Bruce Riedel, Espionage, Harvey Klehr, Intelligence, Russia, Security | 2 Comments »
Posted on 04/09/2011 by matisak
There are complaints that since 9/11 the level of “militarization” of CIA reaches unhealthy level for the intelligence agency.
Filed under: Intelligence, Military, Politics, Security, US politics | Tagged: al-Qaeda, Bruce Riedel, CIA, David Alvarez, Espionage, Intelligence, James Blake, James Carafano, Michael Smith, Military, Politics, Security, Terrorism, The Brookings Institution, United States | 1 Comment »
Posted on 03/03/2011 by matisak
The ISI is the CIA’s most important partner against al Qaeda but also the most difficult.
Filed under: Asia, Intelligence, Pakistan, Politics, Security, United States, US foreign policy | Tagged: al-Qaeda, Bruce Riedel, CIA, Espionage, Intelligence, ISI, James Blake, Pakistan, Security, Security policy, Terrorism, The Brookings Institution, United States | Leave a comment »