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Secret Intelligence Service


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The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence in support of the UK's national security. SIS is one of the British intelligence agencies and the Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service ("C") is directly accountable to the Foreign Secretary.
  • Foundation 

  • Inter-War period 

  • Second World War 

  • Cold War 

  • After the Cold War 

  • War on Terror 

  • Other activities 

  • Libyan Civil War 

  • 2015 onwards 

  • ''A year with MI6'' 

  • Notable people 

  • Alleged staff 

  • SIS headquarters 

  • Other buildings 

  • The Circus 

  • Chiefs 

  • General bibliography