Secret Intelligence Service/Related Articles
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- National intelligence organizations : Organizations for intelligence collection and analysis, which are responsive to overall national needs rather than to the needs of a specific military service or specific mission (e.g., terrorism); they may, however, be oriented to specific collection or analysis disciplines
- Clandestine human-source intelligence and covert action : Intelligence and military special operations functions that either should be completely secret (i.e., clandestine: the existence of which is not known outside the relevant government circles), or simply cannot be linked to the sponsor (i.e., covert: it is known that sabotage is taking place, but its sponsor is unknown).
- Clandestine human-source intelligence : clandestine operations by people who secretly collect intelligence, and their support by couriers, forgers, radio operators, and other operational personnel.
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- Oslo Report : Add brief definition or description
- Reginald Victor Jones : The first qualified scientist in the U.K. Secret Intelligence Service, he both pioneered intelligence doctrine, and played a vital Second World War in countering German attacks
Other British agencies
- Government Communications Headquarters : The British government agency responsible for signals intelligence and information assurance
- Security service : Add brief definition or description
- Double-Cross system : A World War II British system that is believed to have captured all Nazi spies, and either turned them into double agents, imprisoned, or executed them. This was part of the overall strategic deception plan.
- Special Operations Executive : A wartime-only British organization that led guerrilla warfare and conducted direct action in occupied Europe during the Second World War.
Other country intelligence
- Central Intelligence Agency : The principal civilian intelligence organization of the United States, specializing in all-source intelligence analysis, clandestine human-source intelligence, and covert action.
- Committee for State Security : Usually known as the KGB, one of Organs of State Security of the Soviet Union, with extensive responsibilities in intelligence (information gathering), border security, counterintelligence and suppression of dissent; split up in the Russian Federation with counterintelligence in the FSB and foreign intelligence in the SVR
- Mossad : The civilian foreign intelligence and covert action agency of Israel, roughly comparable to the British Secret Intelligence Service or U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
- CIA activities in Europe and Russia : Add brief definition or description
- CIA activities in the Middle East and South Asia : Add brief definition or description
- Insurgency : A wide range of political and military actions intended to change a government, through means considered illegal by that government.
- Intelligence analysis : Techniques, independent of the subject matter, for correlating multiple kinds of information, hypothesizing meaning from the set of data available, and, with incomplete information, validating the hypotheses
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S. : Policies, techniques and practices of United States interrogation in a national intelligence-gathering context. (See Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration for recent detailed discussions)
- Italian intelligence and security services : The set of government agencies responsible for coordinating Italy's intelligence functions, which include security information, foreign intelligence, domestic security intelligence, and military intelligence
- James Bond : Fictional British MI6 agent, created in 1952 by writer Ian Fleming.
- John Brock : Fictional British secret agent who starred in three 1960s thrillers by Desmond Skirrow.
- John Sawers : New chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service; Tony Blair's representative to the occupation phase of the Iraq War
- U.K. support for Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War : Most support to Iraq was without the knowledge or approval of U.K. government, but through covert Iraqi purchasing; some authorized dual-use sales were made, but largely ceased with the UN embargo
- ULTRA : ULTRA was the main code word, in the Second World War, for British signals intelligence directed at Nazi Germany.