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US intelligence spying costs over 80 billion dollars annually

October 29th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): The annual cost of U.S. intelligence has gone public for the first time. According to figures released by the government Thursday, it is just over 80 billion dollars ... Read more...

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Top US intelligence official resigns

May 21st, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (DPA) Admiral Dennis Blair unexpectedly announced his resignation Thursday as the top US intelligence official. Blair is the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), an overarching office created in ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to eliminate its terror outfits: US

February 13th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Unless Pakistan takes sustained, concrete, meaningful steps to allay Indian concerns about Islamabad's support to anti-Indian militant groups, efforts to improve relations between the two countries could unravel, ... Read more...

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China, India poised to become new world power centres

February 13th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) As China and India restore their 18th century positions, a rising Asia is poised to become power centre of a world beset with terrorism and proliferation threats across ... Read more...

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Obama courts controversy with his CIA chief pick

January 6th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama has stirred controversy by tapping a former Clinton aide with a thin resume on intelligence to head America's top external spy outfit, the Central Intelligence ... Read more...

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Obama likely to name Dennis Blair as intelligence chief

December 20th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama is expected to name retired navy admiral Dennis Blair as his top official for overseeing intelligences agencies.Blair, 61, served as chief of the US ... Read more...

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India to ink biggest $2.2 bn defence deal with US

April 20th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India is set to sign a $2.2 billion deal, its biggest with the US, for eight long-range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft, even as the Indian Navy chief ... Read more...

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