US mobilises region to spy on China
It is quick to complain about the extent of Chinese spying in the US, but Washington has also deployed a vast intelligence-gathering operation against Beijing in partnership with its allies. [...]
The National Security Agency (NSA) is the US intelligence agency responsible for interceptions, collecting massive quantities of data and monitoring communications globally. The NSA has one of the biggest budgets of all the US intelligence agencies.
Weighed down by debts, the private security group Altegrity, which owns the corporate intelligence firm Kroll and the vetting companies Hireright and USIS, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 8. Beyond its difficulties in the wake of the botched [. [...]