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New US spy service targets China and Iran

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

New US spy service targets China and Iran


China and Iran are the high-priority targets for a new spy service created by the Pentagon. The Defense Clandestine Service is aimed at ramping up spying operations overseas, and suggests a shift in national threat assessment.

The plan approved by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta last week will see hundreds of case officers working alongside the CIA.

The military and civilian spy agencies will increasingly focus on similar threats.

The large military build up in China is likely to be one of the main targets for the new agency. Iran, Al-Qaeda in Africa, and North Korea’s nuclear programme are also on the priority list..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/news/pentagon-service-clandestine-defense-817/

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