Thursday, November 1, 2018

The budget for US secret services grew in 2018

The Trump administration secret service budget has increased dramatically in 2018, as the US is facing cyberattacks from Russia, China, and North Korea.

According to official figures released today, the US has dedicated $ 81.5 billion to civilian and military secret service activities in 2018, in the US and abroad, or 11.6% more than a year earlier.

The Defense Ministry announced in a statement that the budget allocated to military secretarial services during the fiscal year ended September was $ 22.1 billion versus 18.4 billion in 2017.

On the other hand, the National Intelligence Service (DNI) announced that the budget that was spent during the fiscal year spent on civilian secretarial activities amounted to $ 59.4 billion ($ 54.6 billion last year).