CIA loses key contact in Damascus
The bombing in Idlib, in northern Syria, on September 8 robbed the CIA of a key contact among the opposition to Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State. [...]
Jordan’s General Intelligence Directorate (GID) is one of the most reputed intelligence service in the Middle East. The agency keeps close track of jihadist groups in Jordan and works closely with the US, British and Israeli intelligence services.
The tribes of Anbar, the backbone of the Sunni insurrection threatening Nouri al-Maliki's government, are already thinking of the future. Despite their alliance with the jihadist organisation Islamic State, the former Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or [. [...]