|Creator: ||National Security Agency - Country Desk Officer (CDO) Turkey|
Glossary: classification and distribution codes.
|Genre:||Newsletter, .PDF , 2 p.|
|Journalist(s):||Holger Stark : Laura Poitras : Michael Sontheimer : Marcel Rosenbach|
|Originating Media Outlet:||Der Spiegel|
|Date Published:||2014-08-31||Click here for article|
|Click here for an archived link to the article|
|Communications Target:||Kurdistan Workers Party - PKK/KGK/Kongra-Gel/KADEK|
|Surveillance Program(s):||SEA SENTRY : SIGINT|| |
Glossary: surveillance programs.
|Description: This document is a NSA release detailing the history and current partnership between Turkish and U.S intelligence operations. Intelligence sharing began in 1949 between the CIA and the Turkish Electronic and Technical Intelligence (ETI) and has contined with the NSA. The NSA trades SIGINT on a various military and terrorism targets in exchange for information on Russia, shipping traffic and radar signitures ("under the SEA SENTRY program"), as well as having a "dedicated circuit for CT [Counterterrorism] analytic exchanges."|