Posted on April 17, 2017 at 4:58 PM
Countries these days are highly dependent on its Intelligence agencies than on its army. This is all due to the security threats from inside and outside of the countries. The intelligence agencies knew all the secrets and of course their work is to know them. They are powerful at the same time are very useful for the country. Here are 10 most powerful intelligence agencies around the world.
- ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence), Pakistan
ISI is one of the powerful intelligence agency situated in Pakistan. It is one of the topmost intelligent agencies in the world. It rules the entire country and also the army with its power.
- RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), India
RAW is an Indian-stamped agency that deals with external affairs. It mainly monitors the activities of its neighboring countries like China and Pakistan. The agency has many victories in its bag and has played a key role in separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.
- Mossad (HaMossad leModi’in ule Tafkidim Meyuhadim), Isreal
Mossad is an intelligence agency in Isreal. The agency has gone through many exceptional undercover operations. It is said that it is all because of Mossad that Isreal has still has its ground. Their stunt as Ugandan soldiers is a memorable victory of the agency.
- CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), U.S.A.
It is said that it is because of CIA that USA dominates and rules the entire world. The agency is considered as the backbone for what America is today. The biggest victory of the agency is assassination of Bin Laden among many.
- MI6 (Military Intelligence, Section 6), UK
MI6 is one of the oldest intelligence agencies in the world. The agency has a great contribution for the Britain’s win in the world wars. This agency has a great hand in winning over Hitler.
- GRU (Main Intelligence Agency), Russia
It is one of the powerful intelligence agencies in Russia. It mainly handles foreign intelligence activities. It is this agency that gave Russia the superpowers to rule out the world at a point in time.
- MSS (Ministry of State Security), China
MSS takes care of both internal and external matters of the country. It updates China about all the affairs of the world. It has played an important role in suppressing anti-communist or anti-government revolts.
- BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst), Germany
BND has got the outstanding surveillance system ever. It has helped the country I many ways from dangers and in a nutshell, it is a savior of Germany.
- DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), France
DGSE of France is one of the newly formed agencies. Though it has fewer experience compared to other agencies in the world, coming to the work front it is considered as one of the best agencies in the world. The agency looks into terrorist activities on a high note.
- ASIS (Australian Secret Intelligence Service), Australia
Australia has got powerful intelligence agency too. It mainly works on Asia and Pacific regions. It existence has been kept in secrecy for ages and it was in 1977 that it was acknowledged.