Top 10 Best Intelligence Agencies in the World 2016

Intelligence agencies are organizations that handle the security of a certain nation, which also conduct investigation towards a conspiracy or a major controversy that involves different countries such as corruption and terrorism. In this regard, here are the top 10 best intelligence agencies in the world this 2016:

10. MOSSAD, Israel

MOSSAD, Israel

The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operation or MOSSAD is the best intelligence agency that can be found in Israel. It’s just like a government body of the said country, which has strong opposing principle against terrorism-related groups like AL–Qaida.

9. RAW, India

RAW, India

Research and Analysis Wing or RAW is known in managing the external and internal matters of the geo–political system that is implemented in the beautiful country of India. Its main headquarters can be found in the city of New Delhi. It was founded in the year 1968.

8. MSS, China

mss china

It can be found in Beijing, China. Removing hackers in the said country is one duty of this agency. It’s also in-charged in the political security and foreign affairs of the country. Moreover, Ministry of State Security has been the partner of ISI in providing prosperity and stability within the region of South Asia.

7. ASIS, Australia

ASIS, Australia

Australian Secret Intelligence Service is considered to be the watchdog of the country. It controls the irregular social and political system observed in the said nation. It was founded way back in the year 1952, and it has been thriving when it comes to the activities of an intelligence agency.

6. DGSE, France

DGSE, France

Direction Generale De La SecuriteExterieure or DGSE is the pride of French people when it comes to intelligence agency. It was way back in 1982 when such agency was founded. The main responsibility of the agency is to control the terrorism activities happening in the said country.

5. BND, Germany

BND, Germany

The Bundesnachrichtendienst or BND is tasked to stop the smuggling and terrorism-related activities in Germany. All throughout the world, BND is deploying its over 30,000 agents. Before the World War II occurred, this agency was formed.

4. FSB, Russia

FSB, Russian

This central intelligence agency that is based in Russia currently has over 250,000 people who are working for the mission and vision of the agency. These people are composed of guards, spies, double agents, and special agents. In the year 1995, this agency came into existence.

3. MI6, UK 


It’s also known as the Secret Intelligence Services located in the United Kingdom particularly in London. Terrorism in the United Kingdom has been minimized and prevented with the effort of this agency. Initially, such agency was established in order to keep an eye on the Imperial German government.



Central Intelligence Agency or CIA is based in the United States of America, and it is partnered with several other agencies such as FBI, DIA, and NSA. September 18, 1947 was the exact date when this agency was founded. Its main headquarters can be located in Langley, Virginia. However, it has many branches spread in the entire country.

1. ISI, Pakistan


Right after the separation of India and Pakistan, Inter Service Intelligence was established and it was in the year 1948. Controlling the irregular military agencies is the main responsibility of this agency. One commendable work of ISI was locating the hideout of the notorious terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden.

These are the top 10 best intelligence agencies in the world this 2016. Without a doubt, these agencies have a vital role in maintaining the peace and order in their respective countries.