Tags: iraqi | counter | terrorism | cia

LIGNET: CIA Takes Control of Elite Iraqi Unit in Major Policy Shift

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 12:35 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Image: LIGNET: CIA Takes Control of Elite Iraqi Unit in Major Policy Shift
The heads of the US intelligence agencies, including CIA Director John Brennan, fourth from left, testify at a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12, 2013. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
An elite Iraqi counter-terror group that was long directed by the Pentagon has now been taken over by the CIA, signifying an important change in American strategy in the Middle East. Granting the CIA more responsibility for the anti-terror mission in Iraq has immediate political advantages for both American and Iraqi policy makers, but it is not without risks.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.







© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Likud's Danon: Netanyahu in Political Trouble After Hamas Deal

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 17:04 PM

Benjamin Netanayu's days as Israeli prime minister may be numbered following his agreement with Hamas for an extended ce . . .

California Triples Movie, TV Tax Credit

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 16:31 PM

California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movi . . .

Israeli Premier, Hamas Declare Victory in Gaza War

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 16:11 PM

Both Israel's prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, though their competing claims left qu . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved