US intelligence and defence industry cosies up to Kiev under Trump's disapproving gaze
With the support of Congress but against the wishes of the White House, US defence companies are doing an increasing amount of business with Kiev. [...]
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.
This summer the NSA discreetly eliminated the last traces of its defensive branch, the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD), completing a merger of its offensive and defensive activities that has been two years in the making. [...]