Each nation has its personal agencies of intelligence for the security of its people. These agencies are a sign of power and strength of the country. These intelligence agencies refer to a government institution that collects, analyze and exploit valuable information. The core purpose agencies are a collection of secret information to secure the country from any internal and external happening that harm the stability of state either economically or politically. Personnel of intelligence agency are called agents, spies or undercover officers who devote his life and worked as a secret agent for the state.
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List of Top 10 Strongest Secret Intelligence Agencies in the World
Here are top 10 strongest secret intelligence agencies of 2016-2017 are describe which are working in the present for its respective countries to lock the safety of the nation.
1. Inter-Service Intelligence, (ISI) Pakistan
The Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence (Inter-Services Intelligence) is the premier intelligence service of Pakistan. It founded in1948. It is responsible for collecting information on critical national security and intelligence assessment for Government of Pakistan. Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence is working as world’s best and strongest intelligence agency. American crime news declares this agency (ISI). ISI headquarters situated in Shahrah-e-Soharwardi in Islamabad. ISI is most known and famous agency between three organizations that working in Pakistan; others are Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Military Intelligence (MI). ISI knew as command immense power in the Pakistani establishment referred to principle brainpower organization of the country.
2. Central Intelligence Agency, (CIA) United States
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is most prominent and familiar among other United States National Security Agency (NSA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Harry S formed CIA in 1947. It considers an independent and top agency in the whole world. The primary functions of this agency are acquiring and analyzing information about foreigners, public relations for required data and underground operations at the direction of the president of United States. The agency headquarters located in Langley, Virginia.
3. Secret Intelligence Service, (MI6) United Kingdom
MI6 known as the Secret Intelligence Service. It created just before the World War I for the possible reach the activities of the Imperial German government. The Agency headquarter called SIS Building, has situated in Vauxhall Cross, London.
The agency works with the committee of joint intelligence, the inner safety service. The secret front line” of Britain`s national security has responsibilities to keep a close eye on internal and external terror activities, organizations and countries that could harm national defense and state security.
4. Federal Security Services, (FSB) Russia
The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) is the principal security agency of the Russian Federation. It is a major agency of Russia. It shaped in 1995. This agency has 250K personnel containing undercover agents, secret officers, and foreign spies. The major purpose of this agency to fight against state crime, terror acts, drug smuggling and other internal security violence in the country. Its office situated in the Downtown Moscow, Lubyanka Square.
5. Bundesnachrichtendienst, (BND) Germany
This agency established in 1956. Its headquarter located in Pullach near Munich. The budget of this agency is in Billions. It uses most modern technology to spy on its enemies for national security concerns. It considers as one of the best and well-organized intelligence agency in the world. The main purpose of this agency is to solve the issue of domestic and foreign intelligence.
6. Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India
Analysis and research Wing is independent intelligence agency of India, created in 1968. It is HQ in New Delhi. The organization collects information and intelligence on foreign management, criminals, and organization. Its prime purpose to obtain information regarding terror activities in the country that faced some terror attacks in past years. RAW main focus is India’s neighbor Pakistan, engaged in many operations against Pakistan with a secret physical basis in the country.
7. Direction Generale De La Securite Exterieure (DGSE), France
The General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) replaced with an older Agency Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionage (SDECE) that formed in 1982. The 5000 personnel works under the Safeguard Service of French Government.
8. Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS), Australia
The Australian Secret Intelligent Service (ASIS) agency founded in 1951. Due to The executive power of the Commonwealth. The purpose of ASIS is Protect and promote Australia’s vital interests through the provision of unique foreign intelligence services as directed by Government.
9. Ministry of State Security (MSS), China
The Ministry of State Security (MSS) is the intelligence-security agency of China. Agency formed in 1983. They are responsible for counter-intelligence, political security, and far-off intelligence. MSS is working parallel to the public safety bureaus.
10. Mossad Israel Intelligence Agencies
Mossad Israel Intelligence Agency established in 1949. Its major purpose is intelligence compilation, Secret Operations, and counter-terrorism. It is the best and top secret agencies of intelligence. The concentration of this agency is on Arab Organizations and nations.