Viisage Seeks Lead in Biometrics
A pioneer in facial recognition, Viisage, is intent on becoming an integrated biometrics company under the leadership of its new stakeholder, the L1 Investment Partners equity fund. [...]
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 American administration and the Syrian government have been relying in recent weeks on back-door diplomacy deployed by powerful political and financial networks to help them negotiate an agreement on Iraq that bypasses the crisis over the assassination of former [. [...]
The high visibility of ambassador John Negroponte who took over in April as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the American media shouldn’t overshadow the powerful administrative service his principle deputy (DDNI), Air Force general Michael Hayden, is putting together. [...]
Looking ceaselessly for new missions since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is seeking to involve itself in securing energy supplies. The initiative has won applause from neo-conservative circles in the United States but also [. [...]