The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center (CTC), who masterminded the killing of Osama bin Laden and the drone campaign, is being removed from his post at a time when the agency is focusing on a new generation of extremist threats.
A law forcing Australian phone and internet companies to keep records for two years has been passed by both houses of parliament. The new legislation will allow security agencies access to this data, who say it’s necessary for anti-terrorism measures.
A decision by the British Home Office to trial the use of drones in monitoring protests and surveying road accidents has been criticized by privacy campaigners who cite lack of oversight as a major concern.
The US, which not long ago called Yemen an example of successful counter-terror strategy, underestimated the power of the Houthis in the country as they have already gained control over several cities, said Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor, Pan-African News Wire.
Houthi Shiite rebels obtained secret Yemeni intelligence documents with details about US-backed counter-terrorism operations, including the names and locations of informants, the Los Angeles Times reported citing American officials.
FBI’s cooperation with the CIA and NSA is better than ever, but more is needed to make the Bureau a truly global intelligence and investigative agency, says a newly released US government report on agency’s post-9/11 transformation.
A factory worker who stole secret documents detailing sensitive information about British nuclear submarines and attempted to sell them to government officials in Eastern Europe has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison.
A group of British and Israeli academics are set to participate in a £1.2 million cyber security research venture as part of the government’s “long-term economic plan,” the Cabinet Office announced on Tuesday.