Shi'ite Lobby Makes Headway
Over two million Shi'ite Moslems live in the United States, and they are becoming particularly skilful at political lobbying. [...]
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).
In response to the runaway rise in government spending on homeland security, several former members of Washington's political elite have jumped into the sector. After working for the White House, the Pentagon and even the Department of Homeland Security, they [. [...]