Secret Intelligence Service

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  • noun

Synonyms for Secret Intelligence Service

the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas

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Likewise, the head of the Secret Intelligence Service in 1939 (the
Before the war, he said, meetings were held with an informal group involving the Foreign and Defence Secretaries, the Chief of Defence Staff, the Head of the Secret Intelligence Service and the chairman of the JIC.
His report appealed for spy-boss Sir John Scarlett not to be sacked from his new job as head of the Secret Intelligence Service.
TONY Blair yesterday provoked a political storm when he appointed the man responsible for the government's controversial Iraq weapons dossier as the new head of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Lord Butler's report on the intelligence errors said he should still keep his new job as head of the Secret Intelligence Service.