Archive for the ‘foreign intelligence services’ Category

U.S. Spymaster: Russia, China “Going After” U.S.

September 18, 2007

By PAMELA HESS, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON – China and Russia are spying on the United States nearly as much as they did during the Cold War, according to the top U.S. intelligence official.

Mike McConnell, the director of national intelligence, says in testimony prepared for a Tuesday congressional hearing that a law passed last month expanding the U.S. government’s eavesdropping power is needed to protect not just against terrorists but also against more traditional potential adversaries, such as those two Cold War foes.

“China and Russia’s foreign intelligence services are among the most aggressive in collecting against ….

Read the rest at: