The long road ahead of Khalilzad to escape Afghani hornet's nest
The White House's efforts to withdraw from Afghanistan have come up against a delicate Kabuli conundrum. [...]
Turkey’s MIT or Milli Isthabarat Teskilati (National Intelligence Organisation) was founded in 1965. It handles internal and external intelligence-gathering for the Turkish government. For many years the MIT was operated by the army but it is opening more and more to civilian personnel too and is cooperating increasingly with US and Russian intelligence agencies.
The development of facial recognition and behavioural observation software is opening up a new market in lie detection for investigative forces all over the world. A number of startups, such as Sensority or Affective, are working in this area. [...]