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).
The Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority trails French connection to recover its lost funds
Against the backdrop of an interminable dynastic scuffle, the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority is on a vast worldwide hunt to recover arrears reportedly embezzled by its former senior officials, Khater Massaad and Oussama El Omari. In their search to build its legal case against them, the lawyers investigating on behalf of Rakia have shed light on the role played by two French brothers. [...]
Pentagon prepares plan B amid hostility towards Amazon running its JEDI cloud programme
Amazon has been tipped for months as the favourite to land the Pentagon's huge JEDI defence cloud contract. But the company is not liked by Donald Trump and it has also been fending off a legal offensive by rival Oracle. [...]