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Secret Intelligence Service


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas


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  • Next to this, it sounds like MI6 -- formally known as the Secret Intelligence Service, or SIS -- will be having more fun.

    Britain's Spies Plan to Party Like 007 When MI-6 Turns 1-0-0

  • The organisation is called the Secret Intelligence Service, or sometimes the SIS.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • That's the claim made by MI6 - otherwise known as the Secret Intelligence Service - which, in an effort to win more recruits to the growing business of terror prevention, gave an interview yesterday to the London freesheet, the Evening Standard.

    The First Post: Latest

  • The move to more public accountability and openness at the Secret Intelligence Service is a big cultural shift for a service that 20 years ago was so secret the government would not publicly avow its existence, even if it still enjoys more anonymity than its close U.S. ally, the Central Intelligence Agency.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • "An investigation is ongoing," he added, without giving further details about the probe into activities by MI6, formally known as the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS).

    MyWire: MyWire Top Stories

  • If you have a CILIP recognised qualification in librarianship or information science, this fascinating role with the Secret Intelligence Service could be the perfect career move for you.

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  • Look it up on a search engine instead try "Secret Intelligence Service".

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • "At first I passed on 'Tinker,'" said Mr. Hurt, who plays the head of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service read: MI6.

    A Face to Match That Name

  • He was well aware that the CIA and its British equivalent, the Secret Intelligence Service, known as MI6, had been gathering extensive intelligence on his operations virtually from the start, but he had no idea of the depth to which they had penetrated his network.


  • The Security Service, MI5, and the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6, strongly deny that they "outsource" torture to other countries, or take any part in promoting it.

    Musharraf hints that Britain tacitly backed torture


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