Ecuador raises Assange case with UK's LabourIran Press TV 31 Mar 2013 -- The Ecuadorian government has held talks with Britain's Labour party in a bid to resolve the current standoff between Quito and London over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, media reports say.
PACAF, Japan Airmen conduct ISR exchangeAFNS 31 Mar 2013 -- Pacific Air Forces' Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Airmen visited their Japanese counterparts at Naha and Kadena Air Base, Japan March 11 to 13 to find new ways to enhance ISR bilateral cooperation between the U.S. Air Force and the Koku-jieitai, or Japan Air Self Defense Force.
New UK domestic spy agency chief namedIran Press TV 29 Mar 2013 -- Britain has named the current deputy director of its domestic spy agency MI5 as the new intelligence organization's chief with his mandate beginning next month.
New Director General appointedMI5 28 Mar 2013 -- The current Deputy Director of the Security Service (MI5), Andrew Parker, has been appointed as successor to Sir Jonathan Evans, Home Secretary Theresa May announced today, with the agreement of the Prime Minister.
Australian Mossad agent eliminated?Iran Press TV 28 Mar 2013 -- Nearly six weeks after the Israeli regime confirmed that an Australian-Israeli Mossad agent had committed suicide in one of its maximum security prisons, it is still unclear whether his death was murder or suicide.
Army Signal Corps Takes Control of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis. This Week in History, April 5, 1929Army News 27 Mar 2013 -- The business of solving codes and ciphers had been an active field in the U.S. government since World War I when Ralph Van Deman realized he needed a cipher bureau as part of his newly organized Military Intelligence Division. Van Deman picked a State Department code clerk and amateur cryptologist named Herbert Yardley to head up his newly created Codes and Ciphers division, or MI-8. Yardley was commissioned a lieutenant in 1917, and tasked with setting up MI-8. The fledgling Cipher Bureau had quite a few remarkable successes.
Microsoft reveals FBI spies on its clientsIran Press TV 25 Mar 2013 -- The world's largest software company has revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) secretly spies on the private information of its customers.
Iran rejects Saudi Arabia's espionage allegationsIran Press TV 24 Mar 2013 -- Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has dismissed Saudi Arabia's claims about the presence of an Iranian national in an alleged spy network in the country.
US sets up new drone base in NigerIran Press TV 22 Mar 2013 -- The United States has set up a drone base in Niger apparently to back up French troops in Mali and to fight al-Qaeda in Africa, a report says.
Chinese NASA Worker in US Court Over Computer CacheRIA Novosti 22 Mar 2013 -- A former Chinese contractor with the NASA appeared in US federal court Thursday, his lawyer said, after he was arrested following an attempt to fly back to China carrying laptops, hard drives and SIM cards in his bags.
Britain's rendition role to be examinedIran Press TV 21 Mar 2013 -- Britain's role in the so-called rendition of suspected terrorists to places where they even could not think of is to be partially unveiled, with UNHCR announcing plans to publish parts of a confidential report on the issue.
25th Marine Regiment executes first UAV practice flights for Reserve operatorsUSMC News 19 Mar 2013 -- A group of unmanned aerial vehicle operators and support personnel from Headquarters Company, 25th Marine Regiment and 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment ventured out into a snowy morning March 9 to conduct practice flights at Devens Reserve Forces Training Area. The flights mark the first time UAVs have been employed by the regiment.
Unmanned Air System Takes First Flight at SeaNNS 19 Mar 2013 -- San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) launched a RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Air System (STUAS) recently, for its first flight at sea.
CIA plotting to kill Venezuelan opposition leader, Maduro saysIran Press TV 19 Mar 2013 -- Venezuela's acting president says the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency have formulated a plot to murder opposition leader Henrique Capriles in order to destabilize the Latin American country ahead of the April 14 presidential election.
Iran to try 18 over nuclear assassinationsIran Press TV 17 Mar 2013 -- Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Ja'fari Dowlatabadi says 18 people will be tried over their involvement in the assassination of the country's nuclear scientists.
Iran tests border patrol dronesIran Press TV 17 Mar 2013 -- A senior Iranian commander says border guards have begun testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for patrolling the country's eastern borders.
Britain's MI6 Paid $136,000 to Poisoned Ex-Russian SpyRIA Novosti 17 Mar 2013 -- Britain's secret intelligence service MI6 paid at least 90,000 pounds ($136,000) to former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died after being poisoned in London in 2006, The Sunday Times has reported.
US drones violate Pakistan sovereignty: UNPressTV 15 Mar 2013 -- A UN team investigating civilian casualties from US assassination drone attacks in Pakistan has stated that the terror airstrikes violate sovereignty of Pakistan.
ISR warriors raise bar at Red FlagAFNS 14 Mar 2013 -- Armed with some of the military's latest technologies and defined objectives in mind, Airmen in the intelligence career field begin to process, exploit and disseminate intelligence to an extent and level never achieved before.
Intelligence training gets off to fast startArmy News 14 Mar 2013 -- Personnel from the 470th MI Brigade who run the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Detention Training Facility (IDTF) there immediately "put them to work" in their training scenarios.
Eagle EyeUSMC News 13 Mar 2013 -- The 2/7th Marines had been taking sporadic enemy fire for most of the morning March 2 while conducting their daily patrol through Boldak.
MI deactivates Afghan elementArmy News 13 Mar 2013 -- The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade, held a deactivation ceremony for its strategic debriefing element at Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Jan. 24.
US Warns China on Cyber SecurityVOA 12 Mar 2013 -- A senior White House official is calling on China to take "serious steps" to stop cybercrimes, saying the issue is a "growing challenge" to U.S.-China relations.
Ex-FSB Officer Shuns Litvinenko InquestRIA Novosti 12 Mar 2013 -- A former officer of Russia's Federal Security Service suspected by the British authorities of poisoning Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko said that he will pull out of the inquest into the killing.
US states try to restrict drone usePressTV 10 Mar 2013 -- Local lawmakers in several US states have pressed for state laws limiting the use of pilotless drones by police and other agencies amid rising concerns over their potential use to invade the privacy of Americans.
New US Spy Chief As Senate Approves BrennanRIA Novosti 08 Mar 2013 -- The US Senate confirmed John Brennan as America’s next spy chief following days of contentious debate over drone strikes and the federal government’s ability to kill its own citizens in counterterrorism operations on US soil.
We can kill Americans on US soil: Eric HolderPressTV 07 Mar 2013 -- US President Barack Obama has the constitutional authority to order the use of “lethal force" against American citizens within the United States, Attorney General Eric Holder says.
U.S. Republicans Filibuster Over DronesRFE/RL 07 Mar 2013 -- Republican Party senators opposed to the use of drones against American citizens have launched an effort to block a vote on U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency.
Russia to buy no more foreign dronesVoice of Russia 02 Mar 2013 -- Russia will buy no more foreign-made drones. According to the Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technological Cooperation, Alexander Fomin, Russia has launched the production of its own drones.
Wikileaks: US Soldier Says He Peddled Secret Docs to Papers FirstRIA Novosti 01 Mar 2013 -- Two of the most venerable US newspapers may have missed out on the scoop of this young century after the soldier charged with disclosing thousands of classified security documents tried unsuccessfully to tip them off before ultimately handing them to the website Wikileaks.