An intelligence agency is a government body responsible for the collecting, analyzing and exploiting of rare and important information to support security services, national security, military, and foreign policy objectives of the country.
These are top state-backed groups that serve as the proxy experts in and out of the country. These institutions provide security (staying anonymous) to the country, protecting its sovereignty and people.
10. ISRAEL: The Institute For Intelligence and Special Operation (MOSAD)
MOSAD, which literally means institute, is the intelligence agency for Israel. One of the most active intelligence groups in the world.
9. CHINA: Ministry of State Security (MSS)
According to the MSS, China, their mission is to ensure “the security of the state through effective measures against enemy agents, spies, and counter-revolutionary activities designed to sabotage or overthrow China’s socialist system.”
8. AUSTRALIA: Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS)
The national foreign intelligence agency of Australia, ASIS is rather unconventional and particularly quiet for an intelligence agency since Australia doesn’t have many quarreling neighbors.
7. FRANCE: Direction Generale De La Securite Exterieure (DGSE)
The General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) is the armed intelligence agency of France. Despite their recent inception, the agency has done well to grasp a stronghold in Europe.
6. INDIA: Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
RAW, created in 1968, is a very influential intelligence agency in South Asia. This is due to India’s growing potential in all aspects.
5. GERMANY: Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)
The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), formed before World War 2, was created to spy on the enemies plans, spies and attacks.
4. RUSSIA: Federal Security Services, (FSB)
After the Russian KGB, the FSB Russia are the most renowned top order black-ops perfectionist in Europe. A very proud asset for Vladmir Putin.
3. UNITED KINGDOM: Secret Intelligence Service, (MI6)
MI6, formally known as the Secret Intelligence Service, was created just before the World War I and has been around for the longest time. You might remember the MI6 from James Bond movies.
2. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Central Intelligence Agency, (CIA)
No matter wherever in the world you are.. you surely know about the CIA – Hollywood would never let us forget. However, the CIA has always stayed under the shadow of conspiracy theories generated by their government.
1. PAKISTAN: Inter-Service Intelligence, (ISI)
After an American newspaper declared the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) as the top intelligence agency in the world, there is no doubt that Pakistan’s proxy position and sovereignty is in great hands. Marked by the Markhor (snake eater) – the mission is much like the vision, take out everyone and anyone who tries to harm Pakistan, in any manner.
So, are you proud to be on top of the world as a Pakistani? We sure hope you feel safe now!