An index of {{real life}} espionage agencies:

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* {{Abwehr}} -- German Military intelligence during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. For the Nazi Party's intelligence see {{Gestapo}}.
* [=ASIS=] -- Australian intelligence
* [=VH/VO=] -- "llamvdelmi Hatsg/Osztag" (Authority/Division of State Defense). The Secret Police of Communist Hungary during the Rkosi Era. "Dismantled"(actually renamed and took a lot of chill pills) after the Revolution of 1956
* [=BND=] -- The German ''Federal Intelligence Service'' (Bundesnachrichtendienst). Possibly one of the least coolest espionage agencies in the world, as they aren't known to have ever done anything noteworthy (that is, apart from [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14111290 losing classified construction papers for their new Berlin HQ building]] and [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2527105.stm selling merchandise underpants]]).
* BOSS -- The Bureau of State Security, the name of the South African Apartheid Government's intelligence service from 1966 to 1970.
* CCB -- The Civil Cooperation Bureau. Another Apartheid South African intelligence agency, this one specialised in disinformation, psyops and assassinations.
* Cheka ([=VChK=]) -- see MoscowCentre. Its RedOctober era predecessor.
* {{CIA}} -- Central Intelligence Agency. American civilian intelligence.
* CNI -- ''Centro Nacional de Inteligencia'' (National Intelligence Center), the Spanish official intelligence agency and successor of the CESID.
* CSEC -- Communications Security Establishment of Canada. Canadian SIGINT agency.
* CSIS -- Canadian Security Intelligence Service. Its headquarters are located at 1941 Ogilvie Road.
* DGSE and DST -- The French equivalent of the CIA and FBI (but also for counter-espionage inside the French territory), respectively. Both merged as the DCRI ("daquiri?") in 2008. The former was once known as the Deuxieme Bureau.
* [=DIA=] -- Defense Intelligence Agency. American military intelligence.
* {{Emniyet}} -- Turkish counterpart to the FBI in World War II.
* {{FBI}} -- Federal Bureau of Investigation. US Federal Government police and counterintelligence.
* FSB -- ''Federalnaya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti'' (Federal Security Service) - [[TheNewRussia modern Russian]] counter-intelligence, counter-terrorist and SecretPolice service.
* G2 -- The Irish national intelligence service. Known internally as the Irish Defence Forces Directorate of Intelligence.
* GCHQ -- The UK's agency for Signals intelligence, [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/uk-spying-scandal_n_3479942.html currently indicted with running what seems to be one of the world's biggest eavesdropping operations ever]].
* {{Gestapo}} -- UsefulNotes/NaziGermany's very own SecretPolice.
* {{GRU}} -- The Glavnoye Razvedyvatel'noye Upravleniye(Main Intelligence Directorate) is the other Soviet/Russian Military Intelligence which outlasted the KGB.
* 国家安全部 -- Gujiā Ānqun B, or Guānb (Ministry of State Security). The [[SecretPolice internal security]] and [[CloakAndDagger foreign intelligence service]] of the [[RedChina People's Republic of China]].
* IndianPoliticalService -- Intelligence service of TheRaj in the days of TheBritishEmpire and still around in modern India as its internal intelligence apparatus under the name [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Intelligence Bureau]].
* ISI -- The Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence of [[{{UsefulNotes/Pakistan}} Pakistan]]. Came under intense scrutiny following the death of a [[OsamaBinLaden certain terrorist mastermind]]. '''[[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment The geographic scope and nature of its activities are not clear.]]'''
* UsefulNotes/MoscowCentre -- Otherwise known as the KGB, ''Komityet Gosudarstvyennoy Bezopasnosti'' (Committee for State Security).
* MGB -- see NKVD, MoscowCentre.
* [[{{MI5}} MI-5]] -- Officially, the Security Service. Deals with internal security and counter-intelligence in the UK.
* [[SecretIntelligenceService MI-6]] -- Officially, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS). The external intelligence agency for the UnitedKingdom.
* MIT - Milli İstikbahrat Teşkilatı (National Intelligence Organisation) - The present-day Turkish counterpart of the NSA or CIA. During more turbulent times, it also dabbled in being the SecretPolice and occasionally used paramilitaries of various affiliations to get things done.
* {{Mossad}} -- Israeli counterpart of the CIA.
* {{NSA}} -- U.S. National Security Agency. Responsible for communications security, codebreaking, and cryptography in general.
* NKVD (People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs) -- the predecessor to KGB, Soviet Stalinist-era StateSec.
* OGPU (All-State Political Directorate) -- same as previous, only ten or so years earlier.
* Okhrana -- Tsarist era Russian SecretPolice. Oknrana is a foreign name; the proper name was, depending on the exact historical period, "3rd Division of His Imperial Majesty's Chancellery" or "Guarding Division" (''Okhrannoye Otdelenie''). The word "Okhrana" is a contraction of the latter, however in Russia proper, the most known contraction was the much less flattering "Okhranka" ("bad guarding" or "stupid guarding", formed with a colloquial and disrespectful suffix).
* {{OSS}} -- American [[{{Precursors}} Precursor]] to the CIA during World War II.
* RAW -- The Research and Analysis Wing is present-day India's external intelligence agency.
* {{SOE}} -- Special Operations Executive: British liaison to LaResistance during World War II.
* UsefulNotes/TheStasi -- Common name for the ''Ministerium fr Staatssicherheit'' (Ministry for State Security), the SecretPolice of EastGermany.
* SVR -- ''Sluzhba Vneshnei Razvedki'' (Foreign Intelligence Service) - [[TheNewRussia modern Russian]] intelligence service. Another contender for the title of "the least cool espionage agency".
* SSIS -- State Security Investigations Service, usually just "State Security", the internal intelligence agency (read: secret police) of Mubarak-era [[ModernEgypt Egypt]]. Famous for having Stasi-level infiltration/mass surveillance in a country five times the size of East Germany. Officially dissolved after the Revolution of 2011, but not really.
* SUPO -- ''Suojelupoliisi'' (Protection Police), the Finnish intelligence service.
* UDBA -- ''Uprava Dravne Bezbednosti'' - Yugoslavia's intelligence service. Stayed alive past the break-up of Yugoslavia, operating in Serbia and Montenegro until 2002.
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