World Top 5 Best Intelligence Agencies in the 2014

World Top 5 Best Intelligence Agencies in the 2014

An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information and intelligence in support of law enforcement, national security, defense and foreign policy objectives Foreign affairs. Means of information gathering are both overt and covert and may include espionage, communication interception, crypt analysis, cooperation with other institutions, and evaluation of public sources. The assembly and propagation of this information is known as intelligence analysis or intelligence assessment.

These are the World’s 5 best intelligence agencies of 2014

1. Inter service intelligence (ISI), Pakistan

Inter-Services Intelligence
State emblem of Pakistan.svg
Director General : Rizwan Akhter
Department  : Intelligence
Established  : 1948
Major departments:
  • Covert Action Division (CAD)
  • Joint Intelligence X (JIX)
  • Joint Intelligence Bureau (JIB)
  • Joint Counter Intelligence Bureau (JCIB)
  • Joint Intelligence North (JIN)
  • Joint Intelligence Miscellaneous (JIM)
  • Joint Signal Intelligence Bureau (JSIB)
  • Joint Intelligence Technical (JIT)
  • SS Directorate (SSD)
  • Political Internal Division (PID)

Inter Services Intelligence (#ISI) is Pakistan’s premium intelligence agency having great record of success over the world. ISI was founded in 1948 by General #Robert Cawthome after Indo-Pak just a year after partition. Due to their great track record in Afghanistan, Iran, Bosnia, India, USSR and America In the list of top ten world’s best intelligence agencies 2014, this intelligence agency is deserved at 1st number. The ISI was structured to be manned by officers from the three main military services, and to specialize in the collection, analysis and assessment of external intelligence, either military or non-military.


2. Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, United States

Flag of the United States Central Intelligence Agency.svg

Flag of the Central Intelligence Agency
Agency overview
Formed September 18, 1947; 67 years ago
Headquarters George Bush Center for Intelligence
Langley, Fairfax County, Virginia, U.S
Agency executives John O. Brennan
Department Intelligence

Central Intelligence Agency was formed in September 18, 1947. Before 9/11 attacks CIA was ranked as best intelligence agency in the world. Currently more than 21,575(classified) employees are working in CIA. With a great success records of the time CIA ranked as 2nd best intelligence agency in the world. The CIA’s headquarters is in Langley, Virginia, a few miles west of Washington, D.C. CIA commonly operates from different locations of U.S.A.


3. Secret Intelligence Services/MI6, United Kingdom

Secret Intelligence Service logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed 1909 as the Secret Service Bureau
Jurisdiction Her Majesty’s Government
Headquarters SIS Building, London, UK
Employees 3,200 (2012–13)
Annual budget Single Intelligence Account
Minister responsible Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary
Agency executive Sir John Sawers, Chief of the SIS

Secret Intelligence Services also known as MI6 was founded in 1909. Currently they are operating from SIS Building, London, UK. At least 3,200 classified employees are providing their services in SIS. SIS responsible for protecting the UK’s internal security. Includes overview of work, history and relationship with other countries. In the list of top ten world’s best intelligence agencies 2014 SIS ranked as 3rd most effective and successful intelligence agency. No doubt that this intelligence agency is one of the best intelligence of the world.


4. Ministry of State Security (MSS), China

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Agency overview
Jurisdiction  People’s Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Agency executive Geng Huichang, Minister of State Security

The Ministry of State Security founded in 1949 and is the security agency of the people’s republic of China. Ministry of State Security is responsible for counter-intelligence, foreign intelligence and political security. Commonly MSS gather information about the enemies of Communist Party of China. In the list of top ten world’s best intelligence agencies MSS ranked as 4th best intelligence agency of the world. Geng Huichang is director of MSS and offices are located in Beijing, China.


5. Federal Security Services (FSB), Russia

Common name Federal Security Service
Abbreviation FSB (ФСБ)
Emblem of the Federal Security Service
Agency overview
Formed 12 April, 1995
Preceding agency KGB
Employees around 200,000–300,000
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Federal agency Russia
General nature
  • Federal law enforcement
  • Civilian agency
Operational structure
Headquarters Lubyanka Square, Moscow,Russia

Federal Security Services is the principal security agency of Russian Federation and its main responsibilities are within the country to gather counter-intelligence, internal and border security, counter-terrorism and surveillance as well as investigation some other types of the grave crimes. In the list of top ten world’s best intelligence agencies 2014 FSB ranked as 5th best intelligence agency. .


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