Top 10 Intelligence Agencies in the World
Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR RF) RussiaSVR RF, or the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, succeeded Russia's external agency KGB after it was disbanded in 1991.
Central Intelligence Agency - The United States
It was established in 1947 by President Harry S. Truman.
Federal Intelligence Service (BND) - GermanyBundesnachrichtendienst (BND) is a foreign intelligence agency of Germany that was established in 1956 during the Cold War era with the help of the CIA.
General Directorate for External Security - FranceDGSE, also known as General Directorate for External Security, is considered among the most influential spy agency in the world.
GCHQ and NSAThe full form of GCHQ is Government Communication Headquarters, and it was established in 1919.
Ministry of State Security- ChinaMSS, or the Ministry of State Security, is the civilian agency in charge of foreign and domestic intelligence gathering.
Mossad - IsraëlMossad is the intelligence agency of Israel, and it is the most capable, one of the oldest and most feared spy agencies in the world.
Secret Intelligence Service - The United KingdomThe British Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, is among the most respected organization in the world of spies.
Research And Analysis Wing - IndiaIt was established in 1968 after the failure of India's intelligence during the Sino-Indian war of 1962.
ASIS, or the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, was established in 1952 by executive order as the external component of the Australian Intelligence Community.