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30th Jan '16 4:20:04 AM Malitia
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\n* ''Fanfic/LokiAgentOfDoomgard'' has the title character working for the "inquiries and investigations department of the Doomstadt Ministry of Sorcery".
7th Jan '16 9:30:29 AM DarkPhoenix94
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MI 9 did debriefing of POW's plus escape and evasion.
** The United Kingdom has [[ComicBook/{{Excalibur}} [=MI13=]]], the metahuman/supernatural/extra terrestrial branch of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (the designation is not used in reality). Previous British agencies were *deep breath*: [=STRIKE=] (Special Tactical Reserve for International Key Emergencies, a UK SHIELD), WHO (the Weird Happenings Organisation, a ShoutOut to UNIT), Black Air, RCX (the Resource Contol eXecutive) and DUCK (Yes, really. Department of Unknown and Covert Knowledge). Some of these organisations turned out to be evil, and the exact juristiction boundaries (or even which ones, if any, existed at the same time) were never clearly established. An [=MI13=] story {{lampshade|Hanging}}d this by having an [[SecretIntelligenceService MI6]] officer remark none of these agencies will ever last. ** A certain amount of TruthInTelevision: [=MI13=] briefly existed during WW2 as the branch of British intelligence charged with supporting prisoners-of-war in Axis captivity. It organised the smuggling of escape aids into prison camps, and co-ordinated attempts to use prisoners in a position to glean useful intelligence snippets as agents; it received a continual low-level stream of information about life inside Nazi Germany from prisoners who had pre-arranged coded means of getting the information out. [=MI13=] also debriefed ex-prisoners who had successfully escaped home, and briefed serving soldiers on captivity and what to do if captured.
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** The United Kingdom has [[ComicBook/{{Excalibur}} [=MI13=]]], the metahuman/supernatural/extra terrestrial branch of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (the designation is has not been used in reality). reality since it was dissolved in 1964). Previous British agencies were *deep breath*: [=STRIKE=] (Special Tactical Reserve for International Key Emergencies, a UK SHIELD), WHO (the Weird Happenings Organisation, a ShoutOut to UNIT), Black Air, RCX (the Resource Contol Control eXecutive) and DUCK (Yes, really. Department of Unknown and Covert Knowledge). Some of these organisations turned out to be evil, and the exact juristiction jurisdiction boundaries (or even which ones, if any, existed at the same time) were never clearly established. An [=MI13=] story {{lampshade|Hanging}}d this by having an [[SecretIntelligenceService MI6]] officer remark none of these agencies will ever last. ** A certain amount *** Black Air ended up more as a group of TruthInTelevision: [=MI13=] briefly existed during WW2 as the branch of British intelligence charged with supporting prisoners-of-war in Axis captivity. It organised the smuggling of escape aids CloakAndDagger PrivateMilitaryContractors, while WHO, RCX and DUCK seem to have been absorbed into prison camps, and co-ordinated attempts to use prisoners in a position to glean useful intelligence snippets as agents; it received a continual low-level stream of information about life inside Nazi Germany from prisoners who had pre-arranged coded means of getting the information out. [=MI13=] also debriefed ex-prisoners who had successfully escaped home, and briefed serving soldiers on captivity and what to do if captured. MI13.
4th Jan '16 1:08:06 AM Rmpdc
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[[caption-width-right:350:STEC-USN for short.]]
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[[caption-width-right:350:STEC-USN [[caption-width-right:350:[[FunWithAcronyms STEC-USN]] for short.]]
6th Dec '15 11:35:29 PM memesis
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* ACTION, in ''WebOriginal/VillainsVictorious'', acts as a liaison between superheroes and the government.
4th Dec '15 10:52:32 PM memesis
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* ACTION, in ''WebOriginal/VillainsVictorious'', acts as a liaison between superheroes and the government.
29th Nov '15 6:14:41 AM Rmpdc
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* ''[[Fanfic/PacificWorldWarIIUsNavyShipgirls Pacific]]'', which features the page image, has the Special Task And Evaluation Command, an agency handling [[MoeAnthropomorphism ship girls]] that operates under the auspices of the US Navy using the cover of research and development.
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* ''[[Fanfic/PacificWorldWarIIUsNavyShipgirls Pacific]]'', which features the page image, has the Special Task And Evaluation Command, an agency handling [[MoeAnthropomorphism ship girls]] that operates under the auspices of the US Navy using the cover of research and development. \n\n The British and Soviets have similar agencies as well, in the form of RN-STEC and ARC (Abyssal Response Command).
29th Nov '15 4:46:47 AM jormis29
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* The warehouses in the show ''{{Warehouse 13}}'' are an interesting example, because they aren't really a real part of the government.
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* The warehouses in the show ''{{Warehouse ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'' are an interesting example, because they aren't really a real part of the government.

* In the series ''{{Eerie Indiana}}'' (and the book series based upon it) had the Bureau of Lost whose job was to make sure that certain items are "lost" so that people would buy to items and support the economy. * In {{Series/PersonOfInterest}}, the people who take action on the "relevant" numbers from the Machine are from an agency called Northern Lights; the people who ''receive'' the numbers are simply "Research".
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* In the series ''{{Eerie Indiana}}'' ''Series/EerieIndiana'' (and the book series based upon it) had the Bureau of Lost whose job was to make sure that certain items are "lost" so that people would buy to items and support the economy. * In {{Series/PersonOfInterest}}, ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', the people who take action on the "relevant" numbers from the Machine are from an agency called Northern Lights; the people who ''receive'' the numbers are simply "Research".
7th Nov '15 10:25:52 PM jormis29
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* The Organization for Scientific Investigation and Research (OSIR) featured in ''PsiFactor'' is allegedly a genuine international non-governmental organization, though the TV show (presumably) veered off the actual organization by a pretty wide margin.
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* The Organization for Scientific Investigation and Research (OSIR) featured in ''PsiFactor'' ''Series/PsiFactor'' is allegedly a genuine international non-governmental organization, though the TV show (presumably) veered off the actual organization by a pretty wide margin.
2nd Nov '15 12:29:32 PM gilroy0
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Added Person of Interest example
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* In {{Series/PersonOfInterest}}, the people who take action on the "relevant" numbers from the Machine are from an agency called Northern Lights; the people who ''receive'' the numbers are simply "Research".
1st Nov '15 11:33:26 AM nombretomado
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* The Bureau, the British intelligence agency of the {{Quiller}} novels.
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* The Bureau, the British intelligence agency of the {{Quiller}} Literature/{{Quiller}} novels.
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