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US airstrikes against ISIS reportedly suffer from intelligence gaps

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U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are proceeding despite intelligence gaps that inhibit the Pentagon’s ability to determine their effectiveness, according to a published report. The Associated Press, citing current and former U.S. officials, reported Wednesday

Spy network linked to Iran intelligence agency

The 18-member network of spies, arrested by Saudi security agents on Sunday, have been linked with the Iranian intelligence agency, said Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, spokesman of the Interior Ministry. He said the suspected spies including 16 Saudis, an Iranian

REVIEW: The Imperial War Museum Book of War Behind Enemy Lines

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By Julian Thompson. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1998. 476 pages. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sixty years after World War II, writing about wartime secret intelligence and special operations units remains a lively enterprise. The UK's Imperial War Museum adds this volume to its

Russia Names New GRU Chief

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country's largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces