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7th Jan '17 11:53:48 AM Hanz
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', ISIS is a freelance spy agency that does contracted work for the government. Their rival organization is ODIN, who does the same for the KGB.
7th Dec '16 4:35:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* The SPECTRE of ''Film/JamesBond'' had a short run in the Ian Fleming novels and was Bond's full-time archenemy in the movies for a while. Effectively, it is the first known example of a Rogue Intelligence agency devoted to its own profit.

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The SPECTRE of ''Film/JamesBond'' organization had a short run in the Ian Fleming novels and was Bond's full-time archenemy in the movies for a while. Effectively, it is the first known example of a Rogue Intelligence agency devoted to its own profit.
7th Dec '16 4:34:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Kim}}'' is more realistic, but the "dagger" part shows, especially around Mahbub Ali. He's still annoyed to no end when someone tries to kill him and it's ''not'' [[ItsPersonal personal]].

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* ''{{Kim}}'' ''Literature/{{Kim}}'' is more realistic, but the "dagger" part shows, especially around Mahbub Ali. He's still annoyed to no end when someone tries to kill him and it's ''not'' [[ItsPersonal personal]].
16th Oct '16 2:06:34 AM Morgenthaler
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*** Examples: "Jinx" Johnson (Creator/HalleBerry) in ''Film/DieAnotherDay'', Xander "Triple-X" Cage (VinDiesel) in ''xXx'', and John Casey (Creator/AdamBaldwin) on ''{{Series/Chuck}}''; none of whom seem to be information analysts as their primary role (Cage and Casey are specifically recruited as adaptive enforcers, while Jinx is a straight-out assassin of similar stature to Film/JamesBond).

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*** Examples: "Jinx" Johnson (Creator/HalleBerry) in ''Film/DieAnotherDay'', Xander "Triple-X" Cage (VinDiesel) (Creator/VinDiesel) in ''xXx'', and John Casey (Creator/AdamBaldwin) on ''{{Series/Chuck}}''; none of whom seem to be information analysts as their primary role (Cage and Casey are specifically recruited as adaptive enforcers, while Jinx is a straight-out assassin of similar stature to Film/JamesBond).
4th Aug '16 10:30:11 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Office of Naval Intelligence]], best known for [[SuperSoldiers creating]] TheHero, Master Chief.
** And it's named after a Real Life agency with much more mundane objectives.

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* The [[Franchise/{{Halo}} agents of ''Franchise/{{Halo}}''[='s=] Office of Naval Intelligence]], best known Intelligence (ONI) undertake all sorts of morally shady activities, some of which are kept secret even from UNSC High Command. ONI is also the organization responsible for [[SuperSoldiers creating]] TheHero, Master Chief.
** And it's ONI is named after a Real Life agency with much more mundane objectives.
12th May '16 9:50:23 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' has the Malta Group, a international coalition of intelligence agents formed during the Cold War to [[KnightsTemplar get around their government's unwillingness to conscript superheroes into the intelligence community]].

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* ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' has the Malta Group, a international coalition of intelligence agents formed during the Cold War to [[KnightsTemplar [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar get around their government's unwillingness to conscript superheroes into the intelligence community]].
22nd Feb '16 11:18:21 PM amphiboly
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4th Feb '16 8:42:53 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** Britain has MI13, which essentially handles supernatural and superhuman affairs in Great Britain.
*** Opposing the good guys in this is Hydra, Leviathan, the Secret Empire, AIM, the Sons of the Serpent, and the Hand.
* The Global Peace Agency was one of these for ComicBook/{{OMAC}}. Sort of, it's...complicated.

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** Britain has MI13, [=MI13=], which essentially handles supernatural and superhuman affairs in Great Britain.
*** Opposing the good guys in this is Hydra, Leviathan, Department X/the Red Room, the Secret Empire, AIM, the Sons of the Serpent, and the Hand.
* The Global Peace Agency was one of these for ComicBook/{{OMAC}}. Sort of, it's... complicated.
7th Jan '16 9:25:15 AM DarkPhoenix94
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** Britain has MI13, which essentially handles supernatural and superhuman affairs in Great Britain.
24th Nov '15 1:34:13 AM jormis29
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* ''SplinterCell''s and Third Echelon in general serve this role. While technically they're strictly in human intelligence, Fisher nonetheless aggressively pursues information and has, at least once per game, been called on to assassinate a specific person.

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* ''SplinterCell''s ''VideoGame/SplinterCell''s and Third Echelon in general serve this role. While technically they're strictly in human intelligence, Fisher nonetheless aggressively pursues information and has, at least once per game, been called on to assassinate a specific person.
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