External intelligence upheavals scrutinised by foreign partners
Immediately after Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's shock election victory in May, the country's intelligence services turned on one another [...]
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was the successor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after the Second World War. Its heyday was during the Cold War. CIA considers itself as the senior intelligence service among the US Intelligence Community. Before the establishment of the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS), it was the only agency able to carry out clandestine operations, through its National Clandestine Service (NCS).
He is not yet 40 but Canadian-Israeli serial entrepreneur Stephen Arbib is fast building a small empire in military services and cyber-intelligence, serving clients that include Harvey Weinstein. Arbib's recent successes come hot on the heels of his pioneering work in marketing medical cannabis in Canada. [...]