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US Intelligence Community members 1.Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) 2.United States Department of Defense Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency (AFISRA) 3.Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) 4.Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 5.Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA) 6.National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) 7.National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) 8. National Security Agency (NSA)

from the Guardian

Interactive NSA Decoded explained implications of the Edward Snowden leaks on mass surveillance by intelligence agencies

from BBC News

The bulk collection of phone call data by US intelligence agencies is illegal and has had only "minimal" benefits in preventing terrorism, an independent US privacy watchdog has ruled.

from the Guardian

The ECJ issued its opinion after campaigner Maximilian Schrems challenged Facebook over the transfer of his data to US intelligence agencies.

from the Guardian

A senior US scientist has expressed concern that the intelligence services are funding climate change research to learn if new technologies could be used as potential weapons. Alan Robock, a climate scientist at Rutgers University in New Jersey, has called on secretive government agencies to be open about their interest in radical work that explores how to alter the world’s climate.

Poppy Fields in Afghanistan. Since the “War on Terror” began in 2001, heroin production in Afghanistan has increased 40-fold, according to the head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service. US soldiers routinely oversee the production of this heroin and, along with intelligence agencies, have been linked with transporting the heroin back to the US and other western countries.

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from mirror

Intelligence agencies understand that Islamic State monsters are plotting the attacks at Spanish, French and Italian resorts

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