Suspicions of Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan bolstered by data on fund transfers to Taliban-linked accounts
Twenty US service members were killed in combat-related operations in Afghanistan last year, the most since 2014
Donald Trump names Joseph Maguire as next Acting Director of National Intelligence; former vice-admiral to replace Sue Gordon
Donald Trump tweeted that Joseph Maguire, a retired US Navy vice-admiral and the current Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), would replace Sue Gordon as the deputy director of national intelligence.
US intelligence chief Dan Coats will leave office on 15 August, announces Donald Trump; John Ratcliffe likely to be next head
US intelligence chief Dan Coats will leave office on 15 August, President Donald Trump announced, the latest high-profile departure from his turnover-plagued administration.