Tag: Bashar Assad

Obama administration considering ramping up CIA’s role in training Syria rebel fighters: report

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The CIA may be spending more time in Syria. The Obama administration is considering plans to ramp up the agency’s role in arming and training moderate rebel fighters in Syria, U.S. officials told the Washington Post. The expansion comes as

Russia commanded spy operation against Israeli forces and Syria rebels, footage shows

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Recent footage apparently taken of an intelligence base in the Syrian Golan Heights, uploaded by fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) after their capture of the base, indicates deep Russian involvement in the espionage operations of President Bashar Assad’s

Israeli intelligence: Assad concealing chemical capability

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Israeli intelligence is afraid that the regime of President Bashar Assad in Syria is acting to conceal a small percentage of the chemical weapons in its possession, while misleading the international community. This assessment joins similar ones heard in the

CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels, Sources Say

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The U.S. is providing more arms and training to the moderate rebels in Syria, under a growing secret program run by the CIA in Jordan. Sources tell NPR that secret program could be supplemented by a more public effort in

From Merkel to Tymoshenko: NSA spied on 122 world leaders, Snowden docs reveal

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The NSA’s data base contains information obtained during the surveillance of over a hundred world leaders, new leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed. Der Spiegel has looked through a top secret presentation by NSA's Center for Content Extraction, which

Russian officer convicted of spying for CIA

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MOSCOW — A military court on Friday convicted a Russian officer of passing missile secrets to the CIA and sentenced him to 13 years in prison, officials said. Lt.-Col. Vladimir Nesterets also was stripped of his military rank after he