Washington conducts discreet operations in western Syria
Beyond Washington's security concerns, recent US strikes in the Idlib region, which is under the direct influence of Ankara, hint at US-Turkish intelligence cooperation. [...]
The US Air Force is overseen by the Department of Defense. It carries out general air missions such as air superiority, air support, ISR (Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance) missions as well as being responsible for nuclear dissuasion, cyberspace technology and rapid force deployment.
The British cryptographic authentication firm Miracl, which works for GCHQ and the US Air Force, is expected to be one of the main beneficiaries of the protection the British government is putting in place against foreign takeovers of the country's top technology firms. [...]
Key geospatial intelligence chiefs who rose to prominence during the Obama administration, when James Clapper was Director of National Intelligence, are now working in the private sector while they await the outcome of next year's presidential elections. [...]
Committed to a vast programme to strengthen its space capacities as Russia and China race to do the same, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has introduced a string of initiatives to protect its intelligence and communication satellites. [...]