Aman (אמ"ן) is the Hebrew abbreviation for the Israel Defence Forces' (IDF) Directorate of Military Intelligence (אגף מודיעין), Israel's central, overarching military inteligence. Aman was created in 1950, when the 'Intelligence Department' was spun off from the IDF's General Staff (then, Agam: אג"ם). Aman is an independent service, on a par with the Infantry Corps, Navy Corps, and the Air Force Corps, with a staff of 7,000 personnel (estimate as of 1996). It is currently headed by Major General Aharon Zeevi-Farkash.General Farkash retired on January 5th, 2006. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aman (IDF)"
The Areani were agents in Imperial Roman military units based in Roman Britain during the later part of the Roman occupation of the island. They were used both as scouts for the legions and as undercover spies. Many of them were mercenaries; at the time of the Great Conspiracy, which they helped instigate, a good deal of them were sailors. Due to their participation in the Conspiracy, Count Theodosius disbanded them. ...more on Wikipedia about "Areani"
There are currently two intelligence services in Belgium. Because the country is a bilingual federal state each agency carries a Dutch and a French name. As opposed to the Belgian State Security Service, which is a civilian agency under the Ministry of Justice, the Belgian General Information and Security Service, (in Dutch, Algemene Dienst Inlichting en Veiligheid (ADIV), and in French, Service Général du Renseignement et de la Sécurité (SGRS)) is the military intelligence service under the Minister of National Defense. ...more on Wikipedia about "Belgian General Information and Security Service"
The Belgian State Security Service, known in Dutch as Veiligheid van de Staat, or Staatsveiligheid (SV), and in French as Sûreté de l'État (SE), is a civilian agency under the Ministry of Justice. The Algemene Dienst Inlichting en Veiligheid (ADIV) / Service Général du Renseignement et de la Sécurité (SGRS) or General Information and Security Service is the military intelligence service under the Minister of National Defense. ...more on Wikipedia about "Belgian State Security Service"
Bezbednosno Informativna Agencija (BIA, Security Information Agency) is the Serbian intelligence agency. Since 2002 it has been fighting against organized crime. Some of its members carry big weapons. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bezbednosno Informativna Agencija"
The Central Intelligence Organization (CIO) is the national intelligence agency or " secret police" of Zimbabwe. The CIO was formed in Rhodesia on the instructions of Prime Minister Winston Field in 1963 at the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and took over from the Federal Intelligence and Security Bureau, which was a co-ordinating bureau analysing intelligence gathered by the British South Africa Police and the police forces of Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Central Intelligence Organization"
The National Intelligence Center ( Spanish: Centro Nacional de Inteligencia, CNI) is the Spanish official intelligence agency. Its headquarters are located in the A-6 motorway near Madrid. The CNI is the successor of the Centro Superior de Información de la Defensa, Superior Intelligence Centre for the Defense. ...more on Wikipedia about "Centro Nacional de Inteligencia"
Centro Superior de Información de la Defensa (CESID) was the Spanish intelligence agency before the current Centro Nacional de Inteligencia (CNI). ...more on Wikipedia about "Centro Superior de Información de la Defensa"
Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) is the Security Service of Colombia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad"
The DAP (Service for Analysis and Prevention) is the Swiss domestic intelligence agency. It is under the authority of the Federal Department of Justice and Police. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dienst für Analyse und Prävention"
Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia (Spanish for National Intelligence Directorate) or DINA was the Chilean secret police during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. ...more on Wikipedia about "DINA"
The Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST; Directorate of Territorial Surveillance) is a directorate of the French National Police operating as a domestic intelligence agency. Its attributions include counterespionage, counterterrorism and more generally the security of France against foreign threats and interference, including economic. It was created in 1944 with its headquarters situated at 7 rue Nélaton in Paris. ...more on Wikipedia about "Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire"
The Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure (DGSE) or General Directorate for External Security is France's external intelligence agency. On April 2, 1982 it replaced the Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionnage (SDECE). Its motto is Partout où nécessité fait loi ("In every place where necessity makes law"). ...more on Wikipedia about "Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure"
The Directorate of State Security, or Sigurimi (Full name:Drejtorija e Sigurimit të Shtetit) was Albania's secret police agency during the communist regime. Sigurimi was created on March 20, 1943. Enver Hoxha typically credited the Sigurimi as having been instrumental in his faction's gaining power in Albania over other partisan groups. The People's Defense Division, formed in 1945 from Hoxha's most reliable resistance fighters, was the precursor to the Sigurimi's 5,000 uniformed internal security force. In 1989 the division was organized into five regiments of mechanized infantry that could be ordered to quell domestic disturbances posing a threat to the party leadership. The Sigurimi had an estimated 10,000 officers, approximately 2,500 of whom were assigned to the People's Army. It was organized with both a national headquarters and district headquarters in each of Albania's twenty-six districts. ...more on Wikipedia about "Directorate of State Security"
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DISIP (Dirección de los Servicios de Inteligencia y Prevención, or Department of Intelligence and Prevention Services, aka Directorate of Services of Intelligence and Prevention), is the Venezuelan state and political security police. It was established in January, 1958 by the then-president of Venezuela, Marcos Perez Jimenez. DISIP is an internal security force subordinate to the Ministry of the Interior. As of May 2005, the Minister of the Interior and Justice of Venezuelan Government is the Chávez-appointed Jessy Chacon. ...more on Wikipedia about "DISIP"
The Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (Arabic:المخابرات العامة المصرية ) is one of the Egyptian Intelligence Agencies Apparatus.
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The frumentarii were the secret service of the Roman Empire. It had been long-standing policy of the Roman legions and armies of occupation to utilize informers and spies, but never in an organized fashion, even in the city of Rome, with its whispers and endless conspiracies. Titus used the special messengers and assassins of the Praetorian Guard to carry out executions and liquidations (the Speculatores); however, they belonged to the Guard and were limited in scope and power. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frumentarii"
General Directorate of State Security Service is an Egyptian intelligence agency. It is headed now by Gen. Omar Suleiman.
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Algemene Inlichtingen-en Veiligheidsdienst (AIVD), formerly known as the BVD (Binnenlandse Veiligheidsdienst) is the General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands. The office is in Leidschendam-Voorburg. ...more on Wikipedia about "General Intelligence and Security Service"
The Cuban General Intelligence Directorate (Dirección General de Inteligencia), or DGI, is the main state intelligence agency of the Cuban government. The DGI was founded in late 1961 by the Cuban Ministry of the Interior shortly after Fidel Castro took power in 1959. The DGI is responsible for all foreign intelligence collection and comprises six divisions divided into two categories, which are the Operational Divisions and the Support Divisions. Manuel "Redbeard" Piñeiro was the first director of the DGI in 1961 and his term lasted until 1964. The current head of the DGI is General Eduardo Delgado Rodriguez. ...more on Wikipedia about "General Intelligence Directorate"
The General Security Directorate (Mudiriyat al-Amn al-Amma) is a domestic intelligence service of Iraq. It was announced by interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi at a press conference in July 2004, in a climate of widespread violence by terrorist groups and the Iraqi insurgency. Although details on its organisation were not made clear at the time, the General Security Directorate's designated mission was to "infiltrate and annihilate Iraq's tenacious insurgency". ...more on Wikipedia about "General Security Directorate" It's real http://www.shortopedia.com feeling!
The Hellenic National Intelligence Service (NIS or EYP) (Greek: Ethniki Ypiresia Pliroforion, Εθνικη Υπηρεσια Πληροφοριων, ΕΥΠ) is the national intelligence service of Greece. Its headquarters are located in Athens. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hellenic National Intelligence Service"
Holovne Upravlinnya Rozvidky Ministerstva Oborony Ukraiyny, or HUR (Головне управління розвідки Міністерства оборони України, ГУР, English "Chief Directorate of Intelligence") is Ukraine's military intelligence service. It is a subdivision of country's Defence Ministry, and one of the successors of the Soviet GRU. ...more on Wikipedia about "HUR"
iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, formally known as iJET International, Inc. but commonly known as iJET, is a private intelligence agency and technology company founded in 1999 in the United States. The two original founders are Bruce McIndoe, currently the CEO and Paul Stiles who is no longer with the company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ijet"
The Information and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova (Serviciul de Informaţii şi Securitate al Republicii Moldova; SIS) is the principal intelligence agency of the Republic of Moldova. ...more on Wikipedia about "Information and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova" This text is made on www.shortopedia.com
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