Sean Brennan, from FBI in Iraq to Global Response Center
Sean Brennan, a recently retired heavyweight of the FBI's counterterrorism units in the Middle East, has been appointed director of [...]
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) combines the role of a US federal police force and an internal intelligence service. It comes under the authority of the Department of Justice and oversees the police authorities at the federal level. A member of the US intelligence community, the FBI often competes with the CIA on terrorism and counterintelligence cases.
By turns a mining entrepreneur, art collector, and protector of endangered animal species, the Swiss-American billionaire Thomas Kaplan is becoming an ever-closer associate of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (MbZ). In early 2019, Kaplan has been showing his collection of Dutch art at the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, only two years after Mohammed bin Zayed personally appointed him to head the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH). [...]
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. [...]
Chinese State Security's vast spying operation against French group Safran, which came to light when several individuals were indicted in the US last month, involved a major cyber-attack campaign that Intelligence Online has been able to retrace. [...]