Monday, November 18, 2013

Russia's GPS System Wants To Have Monitoring Stations On U.S. Soil

Photo: RIA Novosti

A Russian GPS Using U.S. Soil Stirs Spy Fears -- New York Times

WASHINGTON — In the view of America’s spy services, the next potential threat from Russia may not come from a nefarious cyberweapon or secrets gleaned from the files of Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor now in Moscow.

Instead, this menace may come in the form of a seemingly innocuous dome-topped antenna perched atop an electronics-packed building surrounded by a security fence somewhere in the United States.

In recent months, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon have been quietly waging a campaign to stop the State Department from allowing Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, to build about half a dozen of these structures, known as monitor stations, on United States soil, several American officials said.

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More News On Russia's GPS System Having Monitoring Stations On U.S. Soil

Spy fears: CIA, Pentagon ‘work against’ Russia building GLONASS station in US -- RT News
Russian GPS prompts spying accusations from the US -- Voice of Russia
CIA, Pentagon trying to hinder construction of GLONASS stations in US -- Voice of Russia
A Russian GPS using US soil stirs spy fears -- NDTV
The CIA Is Trying to Stop Russia Building Monitoring Stations in the US -- Gizmodo
Move over Snowden, the Russian GPS has U.S. officials concerned -- Examiner
Russia Wants to Build GPS Stations in US -- Newsmax
Would You Believe the U.S. State Dept Is Reportedly Prepared to Let Russia Build These on American Soil? -- The Blaze

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