Setback for the 2nd Department
The case of US Army Reserve Colonel Benjamin Bishop, who was arrested by the FBI on March 15 for giving secrets to China, was handled by the 2nd Department of the People’s Liberation Army. [...]
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.
With the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bribery Act and other anti-corruption legislation coming into force, leveling corruption accusations has become an effective way to neutralise one's business rivals. However this approach only pays off if an official investigation is [. [...]
The Beirut car bombing that killed Brigadier General Wissam al-Hassan, the head of the intelligence branch of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces’ (ISF), on October 19, robbed Saudi Arabia’s General Intelligence Directorate and its chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, of [. [...]