Title: NSA Intelligence Relationship with Jordan
Release Date: 2014-08-04
Document Date: 2013-04-18
Description: This extract from an NSA Information Paper dated 18 April 2013 shows that Jordan’s Electronc Warfare Directorate (EWD) is “the sole contributor to a large body of NSA’s reporting” on the Palestinian security forces: see the Intercept article Cash, Weapons and Surveillance: the U.S. is a Key Party to Every Israeli Attack, 4 August 2014.
Document: TOP SECRET//SI//NOFORN
National Security Agency/Central Security Service 18 April 2013
(S//SI//REL TO USA, JOR) Subject: NSA Intelligence Relationship with Jordan
(S//SI//REL TO USA, JOR) NSA’s partnership with EWD is a well established, long-
standing and trusted relationship dating back to the early 1980’s.
(S//SI//REL TO USA, JOR) EWD provides high-interest, unique collection on targets of
mutual interest, such as the Palestinian Security Forces; EWD is the sole contributor to
a large body of NSA’s reporting on this target.