Intelligence agencies in any country are very important because these play very important role to keep the peace in the region, for the safety of a country there should be a intelligence agency that works for the welfare of the nation to keep away all the threats either it will from national or international.
Such type of organization are made to safe all the sides of country as well as it keeps the eyes on every part of the land to ensure the safety of a common man from enemies.
Every country has its own intelligence agency while to rank them which one is best than other it is very difficult while in top ten best agencies in world list, some top ranked organizations have been placed.In the absence of the intelligence secret service agencies, a country may face the bundle of threat from all the side.
So Here Is The List Of Top 10 Most Powerful Intelligence Agencies In The World 2018
10.Mossad-The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operation
Mossad is the intelligence agency of Israel which is considered as one of the most powerful agencies in the world, the intelligence in a country works for the welfare of the nation, Mossad, with the recommendation of Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion was established on 13 December, 1949; while the agency was directed by Reuven Shiloah during its creation to 1949 to 1953, this agency was formed to work for the actions against the terrorists, to bring the Jews from other nations in Israel and ranked as one of the most famous intelligence agency in world.
9.ASIS, Australian Secret Intelligence Service
In the list of top ten most powerful agencies, Australian Secret Intelligence Service is considered as one of the best intelligence agencies in world, the foreign secret agency was established on 13 May, 1952 while the headquarter of this agency is situated in the capital of country Canberra, the purpose of formation was that to protect the country from foreign threats as well as from terrorist attacks, according to a report that state agency runs with the budget of $468.5 million while this is comparable with the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) and the American Central Intelligence Agency.
8.MSS, Ministry of State Security – China
The intelligence agency of People’s Republic of China, Ministry of State Security is known as one of the most famous intelligence agencies in the world because of its capabilities as well as high performance in order to keep the peace in country while it was established in 1983 in the direction of Ling Yun, the secret agency of China has done great work to point out the terrorist activities in the regions of the Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong; counter-intelligence, foreign intelligence and political security are the main motives of this agency and the annual budget of intelligence agency is about $3 billion to $4 billion.
7.RAW, Research and Analysis Wing – India
The primary foreign intelligence agency of India Research and Analysis Wing was established in 1968 after failures of intelligences in Indo Pakistani wars, Rajinder Khanna from the Research and Analysis Service 1978-batch was directed the intelligence agencies, the main motives of this agency is to monitor the political, military, actions against the terrorism, economic and scientific developments as well as to check the stability of the foreign affairs in country, the headquarter of the agency is in New Delhi and the current chief of RAW is Anil Dhasmana.
6.DGSE, Direction Generale De La Securite Exterieure – France
Direction Generale De La Securite Exterieure is known as the external security intelligence agency of France which is considered as one of the most popular agencies in the world because of its exceptional performance to keep the country safe, while according to the reports it is thought to be equivalent of the United Kingdom’s MI6 and the United States’ CIA, under the direction of the French Ministry of Defence DGSE operates while the annual budget of the intelligence is about US$731,807,192.50 and the headquarter of DGSE is situated in 141 Boulevard Mortier, Paris XX, France.
5.BND, Bundesnachrichtendienst – Germany
The federal intelligence service of Germany is considered as one of the most powerful intelligence agencies in the world, it is directly subordinated to the Chancellor’s Office, the headquarters of this agency are situated in Pullach and Berlin; according to the reports that total budget of this foreign secret service for 2017 was the € 832,860,000, Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Special Affairs are responsible for the actions of the agency, there are different works of the agency like about illegal transfer of technology, weapons and drug smuggling, money laundering and illegal migration.
4.FSB, Federal Security Bureau of Russian Federation – Russia
The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation is known as the principal security agency of Russia, due to its performance in recent years it is considered as one of the most popular agencies in the world, the main operations of the agency for which it was established like counter-intelligence, internal and border security, counter-terrorism, and surveillance as well as to check the internal security for the safety of the people, the headquarter of the intelligence is situated in Lubyanka Square, Moscow, Russia and it deals with the economic as well as social aspects for the political stability in country.
3.MI6, Military Intelligence Section 6 – United Kingdom
The military intelligence secret service agency that is known as MI6 is now considered as one of the most popular intelligence agencies in the world, it is placed at 3rd position in top ten list, it is responsible for the internal as well as external security threats, the headquarter of this foreign secret agency is situated in SIS Building London, England, United Kingdom; according to reports it has the yearly budget of about £2.6 billion, it has done extra ordinary works in the country and known as one of the best agencies in the world.
2.CIA, Central Intelligence Agency – United States
The United States Intelligence Community is known as the federation which is combination of different 16 separate United States government agencies while all work for the international affair’s dealings, national security as well as country’s stability, it is placed at second position in top ten list of most powerful intelligence agencies in the world while now it is considered as one of the best secret service agencies in the region because of its extra ordinary works in the country, it was established on 26 July, 1947 and the annual budget of the agency is about $15 billion.
1.ISI, Inter-Service Intelligence – Pakistan
ISI is known as the most powerful intelligence agency in the world because of its extra ordinary work in the country, Pakistan is country which is surrounded by enemies but Inter Service Intelligence has done a exceptional work in order to save the country as well as to improve tits stability, the headquarter of the agency is in Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan while the intelligence agency is headed by the three star Lieutenant-General Naveed Mukhtar, Australian-born British Army general officer established the ISI in 1948, its purpose to ensure the internal security and save the country form external threats while now it is placed on top in the list of top 10 most powerful agencies in world.
|Rank||Intelligence Agency Names||Country|
|2||CIA-Central Intelligence Agency||USA|
|3||MI6-Military Intelligence Section 6||United Kingdom|
|4||FSB-Federal Security Bureau of Russian Federation||Russia|
|6||.DGSE-Direction Generale De La Securite Exterieure||France|
|7||RAW-Research and Analysis Wing||India|
|8||MSS-Ministry of State Security||China|
|9||ASIS-Australian Secret Intelligence Service||Australia|
|10||Mossad-The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operation||Israel|