Despite Trump, Congress builds cyberdefence against Russia
Although the White House continues to play down the role of Russian interference in the US elections last year, the [...]
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.
Western nations are taking it in turns to tackle corruption in Ukraine, officially to consolidate the country's institutions but also to uncover the financial circuits of pro-Russian oligarchs. [...]
At a time when Washington is concerned that Islamic State may export its drone know-how, cooperation between the coalition fighting IS and the Iraqi forces is fraught. [...]