The best intelligence agency in the world?

the best intelligence agency in the world??

WHich intelligence agency do you think is the best in the world? And why?

Mossad ( Israel )
CIA ( U.S )
MI6 ( British )
KGB KSB ( Russia )
 

Gokul43201

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I could tell you, but if you asked me to substantiate my assertion, I'd have to kill you...and ummm, everyone else on the forum, err...I mean, the internet!
 

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If they were doing their job well, we wouldn't know about it, would we?
 

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If they were doing their job well, we wouldn't know about it, would we?
and if we did, we wouldnt live long to tell about.
 
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NSA obviously since you didn't even think to put them on your list. They do a damn good job staying out of the media. I don't even want to know what the NSA is capable of, it would be way too frightening.

Get this, the NSA's budget for electricity alone is $31 million dollars making it the 2nd largest consumer of electricity in MD. It also employs the most mathematicians and also has the most supercomputers in the world. Its existence was not even acknowleged by the US govt. for years.
 
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NSA obviously since you didn't even think to put them on your list. They do a damn good job staying out of the media. I don't even want to know what the NSA is capable of, it would be way too frightening.

Get this, the NSA's budget for electricity alone is $31 million dollars making it the 2nd largest consumer of electricity in MD. It also employs the most mathematicians and also has the most supercomputers in the world. Its existence was not even acknowleged by the US govt. for years.
Yeah, I bet they have LOTS of Super-Secret Secret Squirrels! :biggrin:

(waits to see who's old enough to get the reference)
 
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ALRIGHT THIS HAS BEEN DRIVING ME INSANE EVER SINCE I HAVE BEEN A MEMBER AT PF. WHAT ON GOD'S GREEN EARTH IS YOUR AVATAR MB? To me It looks like a kitten holding a sniper rifle. Is that what it is a pic of? this has been driving me insane for years now cause I can never quite make out exactly what it is.
 

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Yeah, I bet they have LOTS of Super-Secret Secret Squirrels! :biggrin:

(waits to see who's old enough to get the reference)
(does a bit of research)

Aha, I was right. I knew about him before "super-secret" was part of the title. :wink:
 

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Yes, it is a kitten with a sniper rifle, but that doesn't matter right now. What should be bothering you is WHY the kitten has the sniper rifle.
 

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He shouldn't be wondering why the kitten has a sniper rifle.

He should be wondering who it's pointed at.

Heh. Heh. Heh.
 
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NSA obviously since you didn't even think to put them on your list. They do a damn good job staying out of the media. I don't even want to know what the NSA is capable of, it would be way too frightening.

Get this, the NSA's budget for electricity alone is $31 million dollars making it the 2nd largest consumer of electricity in MD. It also employs the most mathematicians and also has the most supercomputers in the world. Its existence was not even acknowleged by the US govt. for years.
a stargate. but you didnt hear it from me.
 

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There you go grave new world, a bigger version:
http://files.myopera.com/Fengjinlong/albums/58943/sniper-kitten.jpg [Broken]
 
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Nor have anyone yet mentioned Forsvarets Etterretningstjeneste..
 

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He shouldn't be wondering why the kitten has a sniper rifle.

He should be wondering who it's pointed at.

Heh. Heh. Heh.
Not who, what. If I remember correctly, it had to do with bluejays in the family apple orchard. Or something like that.
 
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WHich intelligence agency do you think is the best in the world? And why?

Mossad ( Israel )
CIA ( U.S )
MI6 ( British )
KGB KSB ( Russia )
That's easy. The Campus (US). They uplink from all those agencies and more.
 

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That's because no one can pronounce it. :grumpy:
Okay, that one was a bit difficult, I grant you. Here's one that is much simpler:

Politiets Overvåkningstjeneste
 

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Okay, that one was a bit difficult, I grant you. Here's one that is much simpler:

Politiets Overvåkningstjeneste
:bugeye: Darn Norweeds. :grumpy:
 

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How about SÄPO, then? That's a Swedish agency..
 

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NSA obviously since you didn't even think to put them on your list. They do a damn good job staying out of the media. I don't even want to know what the NSA is capable of, it would be way too frightening.

Get this, the NSA's budget for electricity alone is $31 million dollars making it the 2nd largest consumer of electricity in MD. It also employs the most mathematicians and also has the most supercomputers in the world. Its existence was not even acknowleged by the US govt. for years.
In the '80s I worked for a company in MD with lots of ex-Navy personnel in very high positions. When I asked one of my co-workers what her husband did for a living, she said "numerical cryptology" and not a word more, nor did I bother (or need) to inquire further. :uhh:
 

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(does a bit of research)

Aha, I was right. I knew about him before "super-secret" was part of the title. :wink:
:biggrin: Yep, he was just a Secret Squirrel, but then got a promotion to Super-Secret Secret Squirrel near the end of his career. :approve:

My sniper kitty used to just be hunting mice, but it seems Berkeman has caught him taking shots at the bluejays lately, and once in a while he gets a few good shots in on crackpots. :devil:
 

M2GH2

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For the record...
NSA merely provides "support" for CIA and other allied agencies.
Simply put, they crack codes which assist in various clandestine operations.
No real match for Mossad, CIA, SVR etc. in terms of absolute intelligence capabilities.
 

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