The expansion of the coalition was provoked by the intelligence services.The Alliance of intelligence services of the United States, Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand (the Five Eyes) is going to form a coalition with the intelligence services of Germany and Japan to exchange information and counter China and Russia, reports Reuters referring to the informed sources, reports the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time.
Reportedly, despite statements of the head of the White house Donald trump’s readiness to stand alone against China, members of his administration are active in unofficial negotiations for the establishment of informal enterprises to deter Beijing’s investment aspirations and attempts to interfere in the Affairs of other countries.
Although the center of attention and its Five Eyes allies is China, talks intelligence also affect Russia, which is responsible for interference in foreign elections, a chemical attack in Salisbury and British aggression against Ukraine.
“What might begin as a spontaneous discussion, now leading to more detailed consultation on best practices and further opportunities for cooperation,” commented one of the interviewees, the creation of a new coalition.
According to reports, participate in the negotiations as intelligence officers, and diplomats and heads of governments.
“We live in a new world. The sudden jolt from authoritarian regimes to provoke closer cooperation and a real expansion of the intelligence sharing”, – said the representative of one of the countries-members of Five Eyes.