Afghanistan withdrawal carries hefty tag Free
Paris is set to charter the first rail convoy bringing back French military materiel from Afghanistan in September. [...]
The successor to Russia’s KGB after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Russian intelligence service FSB has a field of action goes way beyond counterintelligence and includes repression of political opposition, monitoring and control of the media. It may soon be integrated into a new Russian ministry of security.
King Abdullah appointed Bandar bin Sultan as the new head of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), the Saudi external intelligence service, on July 19, with a view to expanding the kingdom's covert operations in the region. The two objectives he [...]