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Top Ten spy Agencies

Central ​Intelligence Agency​
Central ​Intelligence Agency​

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

Secret ​Intelligence Service​
Secret ​Intelligence Service​

The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.

Mossad​
Mossad​

Mossad (Hebrew: הַמוֹסָד ‬, IPA: ; Arabic: الموساد ‎, al-Mōsād, IPA: [almoːˈsaːd]; literally meaning "the Institute"), short for HaMossad leModiʿin uleTafkidim Meyuḥadim (Hebrew: המוסד למודיעין ולתפקידים מיוחדים ‬, meaning "Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations"), is the national intelligence agency of Israel.

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Australian ​Secret Intelligence Service​
Australian ​Secret Intelligence Service​

The Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS; / ˈ eɪ s ɪ s /) is Australia's foreign intelligence agency. ASIS was formed in 1952, but its existence remained secret even within the Government until 1972.

Federal ​Security Service​
Federal ​Security Service​

The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB; Russian: Федеральная служба безопасности Российской Федерации (ФСБ), tr. Federal'naya sluzhba bezopasnosti Rossiyskoy Federatsii, IPA: [fʲɪdʲɪˈralʲnəjə ˈsluʐbə bʲɪzɐˈpasnəstʲɪ rɐˈsʲijskəj fʲɪdʲɪˈratsɨjɪ]) is the principal security agency of Russia and the main successor agency to the USSR's Committee of State Security (KGB).

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National ​Security Agency​
National ​Security Agency​

Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE; Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure) – Foreign intelligence relating to national security. Directorate of Protection and Defense Security (DPSD; Direction de la protection et de la sécurité de la défense) – Foreign intelligence relating to national security.

Federal ​Bureau of Investigation​
Federal ​Bureau of Investigation​

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.

MI5​
MI5​

The Security Service, also MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).

Main ​Intelligence Directorate​
Main ​Intelligence Directorate​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only currently operational institutions. Agencies by country ... Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) ...

Canadian ​Security Intelligence Service​
Canadian ​Security Intelligence Service​

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS, / ˈ s iː s ɪ s /; French: Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité, SCRS) is Canada's primary national intelligence service.

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Shin Bet​
Shin Bet​

The Israel Security Agency, better known by the acronym Shabak or the Shin Bet, is Israel's internal security service. Its motto is "Magen veLo Yera'e". It is one of three principal organizations of the Israeli intelligence community, alongside Aman and the Mossad.

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Military ​Intelligence Directorate​
Military ​Intelligence Directorate​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. ... Directorate of Military Intelligence (DRM; Direction du renseignement militaire) – Military intelligence.

Intelligence ​Bureau​
Intelligence ​Bureau​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only currently operational institutions. ... Army Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)

Australian ​Security Intelligence Organisation​
Australian ​Security Intelligence Organisation​

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO; / ˈ eɪ z ɪ oʊ /) is Australia's national security agency responsible for the protection of the country and its citizens from espionage, sabotage, acts of foreign interference, politically motivated violence, attacks on the Australian defence system, and terrorism.

Security ​Intelligence Agency​
Security ​Intelligence Agency​

Agenzia Informazioni e Sicurezza Esterna (AISE): "Agency for External Information and Security" (foreign intelligence agency). Dipartimento delle Informazioni per la Sicurezza (DIS): "Department of Information for Security" (classified data management, personnel training for both AISI and AISE).

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National ​Security Intelligence​
National ​Security Intelligence​

The United States Intelligence Community (IC) is a federation of 16 separate United States government agencies that work separately and together to conduct intelligence activities to support the foreign policy and national security of the United States.

New Zealand ​Security Intelligence Service​
New Zealand ​Security Intelligence Service​

The Security Intelligence Service (SIS) is New Zealand's primary national intelligence agency with responsibilities for both national security (including counterterrorism and counterintelligence) and foreign intelligence.

Brazilian ​Intelligence Agency​
Brazilian ​Intelligence Agency​

The Brazilian Intelligence Agency (Portuguese: Agência Brasileira de Inteligência; ABIN, literally "Brazilian Agency of Intelligence") is the successor organization to the Serviço Nacional de Informações (SNI) or National Information Service formed during the government of Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco in the mid-1960s.

National ​Directorate of Security​
National ​Directorate of Security​

The National Directorate of Security was founded as the primary domestic and foreign intelligence agency of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in 2002, and is considered the successor to KHAD, which was the previous intelligence organization before the Afghan Civil War (1996–2001).

SHISH​
SHISH​

List of intelligence agencies This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only ... State Intelligence Service (SHISH) – Sherbimi Informativ Shteteror;

Federal Office ​for the Protection of the Constitution​
Federal Office ​for the Protection of the Constitution​

The BfV is overseen by the Federal Ministry of the Interior as well as the Bundestag, the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information and other federal institutions. The Federal Minister of the Interior has administrative and functional control of the BfV.

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Directorate ​General of Forces Intelligence​
Directorate ​General of Forces Intelligence​

DGFI was established in 1972 with the name of Directorate of Forces Intelligence (DFI). Since then DFI continued its intelligence work under Ministry of Defence. Later, on 24 August 1976, this organization was upgraded and renamed as “Directorate General of Forces Intelligence”.

Finnish ​Security Intelligence Service​
Finnish ​Security Intelligence Service​

The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) (Finnish: Suojelupoliisi (Supo), Swedish: Skyddspolisen (Skypo), lit. protection police), formerly the Finnish Security Police, is the security and intelligence agency of Finland in charge of national security, such as counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism, under the jurisdiction of the Interior Ministry.

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Swedish ​Military Intelligence and Security Service​
Swedish ​Military Intelligence and Security Service​

Military Intelligence and Security Service (Swedish: Militära underrättelse- och säkerhetstjänsten, MUST) is a division of the Swedish Armed Forces Central Command. It is the main foreign intelligence agency in Sweden and as such is responsible for providing intelligence to both the Government of Sweden and the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces.

Belgian ​General Information and Security Service​
Belgian ​General Information and Security Service​

The General Intelligence and Security Service (GISS), known in Dutch as Algemene Dienst Inlichting en Veiligheid (ADIV), and in French as Service Général du Renseignement et de la Sécurité (SGRS) is the Belgian military intelligence service under responsibility of the Minister of National Defense.

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Committee for ​State Security​
Committee for ​State Security​

The Committee for State Security (Bulgarian: Комитет за държавна сигурност, Komitet za dǎržavna sigurnost; abbreviated КДС, CSS, DS), popularly known as State Security (Държавна сигурност, Darzhavna sigurnost; abbrievated ДС) was the name of the Bulgarian secret service during the Communist rule of Bulgaria and the Cold War, until 1989.

Australian ​Signals Directorate​
Australian ​Signals Directorate​

Australian Signals Directorate (ASD; until 2013: Defence Signals Directorate, DSD) is an Australian government foreign intelligence collection agency responsible for foreign signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information security (INFOSEC).

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State Security ​Service​
State Security ​Service​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. ... VSSE (State Security Service) ADIV / SGRS (ADIV/SGRS) (General Intelligence and Security Service, military intelligence)

DéPartement ​du Renseignement et de la SéCurité​
DéPartement ​du Renseignement et de la SéCurité​

Département du Renseignement et de la Sécurité was the Algerian state intelligence service. Its existence dates back to the struggle for independence. In 2016 it was dissolved by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and replaced by the Direction des services de sécurité.

Defence ​Intelligence Organisation​
Defence ​Intelligence Organisation​

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is an external intelligence service of the United States federal government specializing in defense and military intelligence. A component of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the United States Intelligence Community (IC), DIA informs national civilian and defense policymakers about the military intentions and capabilities of foreign governments and non-state actors.

Estonian ​Internal Security Service​
Estonian ​Internal Security Service​

List of intelligence agencies This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only ... Estonian Internal Security Service (KaPo) (Kaitsepolitseiamet)

Danish ​Security and Intelligence Service​
Danish ​Security and Intelligence Service​

The Danish Security and Intelligence Service Politiets Efterretningstjeneste (PET) (official name in English: Danish Security and Intelligence Service, or DSIS) is the national security and intelligence agency of Denmark.

Kontoret för ​säRskild inhäMtning​
Kontoret för ​säRskild inhäMtning​

Kontoret för särskild inhämtning (KSI), "The Office for Special Acquisition", is part of the Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Service (MUST) and also one of the most secret parts of the Swedish Armed Forces.

Military ​Security Agency​
Military ​Security Agency​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only currently operational institutions. Agencies by country ... Military Security Agency (VBA) ...

Special ​Branch​
Special ​Branch​

The Bangladeshi Special Branch is the prime intelligence agency of Bangladesh. The Special Branch has twelve different sections through which it carries out the directives of the Government and around 64 district based offices, called District Special Branch and also has offices in many Upazilla/Thana areas.

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Fiji ​Intelligence Services​
Fiji ​Intelligence Services​

The Fiji Intelligence Services (FIS) is a former intelligence agency of the Republic of the Fiji Islands. Its official purpose is "to handle national security matters". It was established in 1988 by the government of Sitiveni Rabuka, which had come to power in a military coup in 1987.

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Heeresnachrichtenamt​
Heeresnachrichtenamt​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only currently operational institutions. Agencies ... Heeresnachrichtenamt (HNA): Army Intelligence Office;

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Dirección ​Nacional de Inteligencia EstratéGica Militar​
Dirección ​Nacional de Inteligencia EstratéGica Militar​

Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia Estratégica Militar (National Directorate of Strategic Military Intelligence, DNIEM) is an Argentine intelligence agency part of the National Intelligence System, created by the 2001 Intelligence Reform Law 25.520.

Danish ​Defence Intelligence Service​
Danish ​Defence Intelligence Service​

The Danish Defence Intelligence Service (DDIS) (Danish: Forsvarets Efterretningstjeneste, short FE (often but incorrectly: FET)), is a Danish intelligence agency, responsible for Denmark’s foreign intelligence, as well as being the Danish military intelligence service.

Australian ​Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation​
Australian ​Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation​

The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) is an Australian government intelligence agency that is part of the Department of Defence responsible for the collection, analysis, and distribution of geospatial intelligence in support of Australia's defence and national interests.

Bureau of ​Special Investigation​
Bureau of ​Special Investigation​

This is a list of intelligence agencies. It includes only currently operational institutions. ... Bureau Of Special Investigation (BSI) Military Intelligence (MI)

Special ​Intelligence Department​
Special ​Intelligence Department​

Agenzia Informazioni e Sicurezza Esterna (AISE): "Agency for External Information and Security" (foreign intelligence agency). Dipartimento delle Informazioni per la Sicurezza (DIS): "Department of Information for Security" (classified data management, personnel training for both AISI and AISE).

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Office of ​National Assessments​
Office of ​National Assessments​

The Office of National Assessments (ONA) is an Australian statutory intelligence agency established by the Office of National Assessments Act 1977 as an independent statutory body directly accountable to the Prime Minister of Australia and is a portfolio agency of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Inter-Services ​Intelligence​
Inter-Services ​Intelligence​

The Inter-Services Intelligence (Urdu: بین الخدماتی مخابرات ‬ ‎, abbreviated as ISI) is the premier intelligence agency of Pakistan, operationally responsible for gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world.

Lekem​
Lekem​

Lekem, (also pronounced "Lakam") an acronym for ha-Lishka le-Kishrei Mada (Hebrew: הלשכה לקשרי מדע ‎, Bureau of Scientific Relations), was an Israeli intelligence agency headed by Benjamin Blumberg (1957–1981), and Rafi Eitan (1981–1986).

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Nativ​
Nativ​

Nativ (Hebrew: נתיב ‬ - path) or officially Lishkat Hakesher or The Liaison Bureau, is an Israeli governmental liaison organization that maintained contact with Jews living in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War and encouraged aliyah, or immigration to Israel.

Combat ​Intelligence Collection Corps​
Combat ​Intelligence Collection Corps​

Female Combat Intelligence Collection soldiers during training The Israeli Combat Intelligence Collection Corps (previously known as Field Intelligence Corps) is the newest of the IDF GOC Army Headquarters' five corps, created in April 2000 and tasked with collecting combat intelligence.