An “Afghan” at the Pentagon
Michael G Vickers, the new Under-Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, is a veteran of special operations in Afghanistan. [...]
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).
Founded in 1988 by Ren Zhengei, a former telecoms engineer in the People's Liberation Army, the group Huawei Technologies is universally thought to be close to Beijing's army and security services. This suspicion has hindered the international development of the [. [...]