THE FIFTEEN BRANCHES of Syria’s intelligence apparatus, the mukhabarat, counts some 50,000 to 70,000 full-time officers, along with hundreds of thousands of part-time personnel and informers.
Intelligence suggests the Syrian government has moved some of its chemical weapons in order to protect them, but the U.S.
The head of Syria’s air force intelligence has been assassinated in his Damascus office by one of his aides, Syrian
Iran’s intelligence minister was caught in an apparent high-level political dispute Sunday after offering his resignation from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s
Iran’s political turmoil has prompted a growing number of its officials to defect or leak information to the West, creating a flow of intelligence about its secretive nuclear program, US officials said.