ISIS: NEXT STOP SINAI
ISIS has taken foothold mainly in the north of the Sinai peninsula, around El Arish, where they control portions of the coast. It is thus not a coincidence that the recent attack against the Sufi al Rawdah mosque in Bir el Abed...
SAUDI INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES
In all Arab countries, intelligence agencies play a key role. Their importance is directly proportional to the type of regime they watch over: the more ruthless or authoritarian the dictatorship, the larger their contribution to its stability and, of course, the greater and more brutal their power...
COMPARTMENTALIZATION IN THE SECRET SERVICES: THE ITALIAN CASE
activity is regulated by rules that are applied to all Secret
Services in similar ways. These generally unwritten rules are applied
both internally, to the Service’s institutional activities and to
the relations between one Intelligence agency and the next. Internally,
the paramount rule is compartmentalization. Information is shared on
a need-to-know basis and not everyone is allowed to know everything.
The less an information is circulated within an Intelligence agency,
the lesser the risk that the same information land on ears that
shouldn’t know about it. Reserved data can guarantee the success of