Secret Intelligence Service

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Noun1.Secret Intelligence Service - the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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According to the reports, Skripal was convicted by the Russian government of passing secrets to UK's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 in 2004, but was given refuge in the UK in 2010 as part of a "spy swap.
That's why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons.
Since 2009, Mr Warner has been the Director-General of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service and, before this, was the Secretary of Defence from December 2006 and the Senior Adviser (International) to the Prime Minister from 2005.
President Rodrigo Duterte poses with his signature fist bump with Australian Secret Intelligence Service Director General Nicolas Peter Warner who paid a courtesy call on the president in Manila yesterday.
This detailed yet accessible historical study documents BritainAEs resistance to Nazi occupation, with special focus on the creation of secret organizations known as The Auxiliary Units, as well as the conflict between BritainAEs Secret Intelligence Service and the War Office and their debates over arming citizens and guerilla warfare.
MI6 - or the Secret Intelligence Service - is not so secretly looking for a whole range of staff at its London HQ.
Later, the CIA acknowledged that the overthrow of Mossadeq was "carried out under CIA direction as an act of US foreign policy, conceived and approved at the highest levels of government," with the aid of the British Secret Intelligence Service.
6, 1937 the SIS, the British Secret Intelligence Service, popularly known as MI6, wrote a report headlined "Nazi activities in Northern Africa.
As the latest James Bond film Spectre hits the big screen, the Secret Intelligence Service is searching for the next generation of real life 007s on the help and advice website.
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth is set to reveal he was a reallife spy - as an agent for the secret intelligence service MI6.
Clearly inspired by the James Bond films and M, the fictional gadget guy and head of the Secret Intelligence Service, the Universal Credit is heading to a town near you.
Critique: The British security service commonly known as MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS; also known as MI6) focused on foreign threats, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).