NSA will in future have to see its director confirmed [...]
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).
An exclusive partner of the Kurdish authorities, the Turkish oil group Genel Enerjii, is to obtain a listing on the London stock exchange by merging with Canada’s Heritage. The operation will give Kurdistan access to international capital markets and bolster [. [...]