Secret Intelligence Service

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

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She is one of nine people being held in the US after being accused of working for the SVR, Russia's secret intelligence service.
Smith said both the Australian Secret Intelligence Organisation and the Australian Secret Intelligence Service were now investigating.
The graduate worked for the Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, between September 2007 and May last year.
Sir John Sawers, who took over as "C" last month, will be the first serving chief of the Secret Intelligence Service appear before a public inquiry.
Sources say the camera had been offered on eBay by an agent of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service.
Lord Justice SCOTT BAKER, who is leading the inquest into the deaths of Diana and DODI FAYED, said there was no evidence that PRINCE PHILIP, the Secret Intelligence Service or any other government agency had anything to do with their deaths in a 1997 car crash.
Author Greene was at one time a member of the British Secret Intelligence Service, MI6.
A man of many names, Rosenblum was best known as Sidney Reilly, an audacious figure who succeeded in a series of extraordinary espionage operations on behalf of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), before, during and after World War I.
has reached into the world of espionage in naming Sir Richard Dearlove, former head of the United Kingdom's Secret Intelligence Service, as its next chairman.
In the Diplomatic and Overseas List, John Scarlett, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, whose evidence during the Hutton inquiry into the death of the Government scientist David Kelly was crucial to the Government's case, becomes a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George.
Very little has been written about the South African secret intelligence service, but revelations to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the new culture of confessions now make that possible.
The Secret Intelligence Service (better known as MI6) regarded SOE as amateurs.
Authors Christopher Staerck and Paul Sinnott take a straightforward approach in their discussion of the prewar roles of British Air Intelligence, the Secret Intelligence Service, and the Air Ministry regarding Germany's Luftwaffe.
The Australian newspaper reported that the additional funding will go to the Australian Security Intelligence Agency, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, the country's overseas intelligence arm, and the Australian Federal Police.