John Giacalone, who was appointed head of the FBI's counterterrorism [...]
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.
The largely private investigation ordered by Guinean President Alpha Conde into corruption in the country's mining sector has led to a bitter stand-off between consultants working for the government and those defending the companies that are being probed. It has [...]