National Security has been the utmost priority of any government’s personnel after the provision of the elementary necessities. This established need leads to the formation and performance of a competent and the best security offices. This security office is referred as the Intelligence agency of a Country. These agencies have been playing some vital roles in the events the world has seen in the past whether exultant or wretched. The agencies are destined to provide national security by data collection, crypt analysis and collaboration with the other agencies plus departments in other countries in the world. Prior to any event, all the information and consequences are foretold by them. People working under the agencies may have to go undercover by disguising their original identity. Two sects have been included which are foreign intelligence and security intelligence for the purpose of intra and inter country coalitions. This proves that the intelligence agencies need to at par perfection for such a prior purpose. Here is a list of the Top 10 Worlds Best Intelligence Agencies In 2016.
10. Ministry of State Security, China
The Ministry of State Security of People’s republic of China is the intelligence as well as the security agency. The main headquarter of this agency is in Beijing. Some of the tasks assigned by the national law include the custody of the criminals as per the other police department; this has been stated under the Criminal Procedure Law. It collaborates with the network of state security and both the departments share same data coverage along with the conjoined purposes.
9. ASIS, Australia
Australian Secret Intelligence Service is the foreign intelligence agency. It serves the country by providing a cover to ultramarine data collection and promoting the collaboration of the security issues of the country worldwide. Its headquarter is in Canberra.
8. DGSE, France
The Directorate-General for External security is the Intelligence agency of France. Its headquarters are situated in Paris. The agency moves the military actions and provides data based information covering a large region overseas. Moreover it has coalitions with the Internal Security agency of the country and provides national security.
7. Raw, India
The Research and Analysis Wing of India having its headquarters in New Delhi is the main Intelligence agency of India. It was formed in 1965 after the failure of Intelligence Bureau of India after the war of 1965 with Pakistan. The current agency has some set objectives which include having a vigilant eye on the two largest communist countries, China and Russia. It also includes monitoring and restricting the supply of military hardware to Pakistan from USA, Europe or China.
6. FSB, Russia
The Federal Security Service of Russia is the prime security agency of the country. Majorly it is concerned with the Internal issues of the country rather the across-border problems. It watches the Border crimes whose major share is given by smuggling of drugs. Then it collaborates with the other agencies within the country to cover the data range for the national security. Its headquarters are in Moscow.
5. BND, Germany
This is the Federal Intelligence Service of Germany, named in German as Bundesnachrichtendienst. It is the foreign Intelligence agency of the country and has played some vital roles in the wars against Israel and Lebanon. Covering both the objectives i.e. the civil as well as military intelligence purposes, it provides a data based knowledge on the overseas and border crimes. It has an eye on the trans-border smuggling of any sort and all the prior threats of any unscrupulous event.
4. Mossad, Israel
Mossad is the National Intelligence Agency of Israel. It covers the areas of collection of the intelligence regarding all the Jewish issues along with the counter terrorism. It collaborates and works with the other two agencies of the country which are Shin Bet which is the internal security agency and Aman, the military security agency. It was formed in 1949.
3. MI6, United Kingdom
The Secret Intelligence Service is the intelligence agency of the Britain with the provision of the foreign information regarding the national security. It was formed much earlier but was recognized as the official agency in 1994. In history MI6 was named differently and it has played some certain roles in world War 1, World War 2, inter war period and then afterwards in the cold wars with Russia. Every time MI6 was the one to monitor and supply valuable information regarding the enemies and protection of the British borders. Although many times it was found not to be at perfection in its objectives but it is yet considered as one of the best agencies in the world due to its proficiency regarding the social security matters. Its headquarters are in London.
2. ISI, Pakistan
Inter-Services Intelligence is the Intelligence agency of Pakistan which is operated under the Military. ISI has been ranked among top intelligence agencies in the world because the actions it took in the past history of Pakistan were remarkable and direly needed for the survival of the Nation. It gave an access and support to the Afghan Muhajireen in the region to help them against Soviet Union’s war. Then it played immense roles in the war against the Tehreek e Taliban and up till now in Zarbe Azab, it showed itself to be among the best. It came into being after 1948 when Pakistan needed to monitor India’s politics to re invade Pakistan. It’s headquarter is in Islamabad.
1. CIA, United States of America
The Central Intelligence Agency of United States of America is a foreign intelligence Agency of the country. This is a true foreign agency with very little domestic purposes. It is directed by the President. CIA has been very active since long in all the events particularly after the attack of the World Trade center. They have a very strict discernment on all the issues and affairs currently acting and they include objectives such as assassination, counter-terrorism, targeted killings, interrogations and many other advance techniques which make it outstanding than the other agencies in the world. Playing its part in the Afghanistan war and then many cold wars of the world, CIA has proved its worth in time and again.