Spy Links

ksk The Kommando Spezialkräfte

The Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK) was formed in Germany in 1996 and is patterned after the British Special Air Service. Like all German military units, KSK deployment requires parliamentary authorisation. The KSK have been deployed in operations in Kosovo, Bosnia, Herzegovina and Afghanistan. Specific operational details are top secret. This practice drew heavy criticism, resulting in plans to increase transparency and accountability by relaying mission details to selected members of the Bundestag (the German parliament).

Bundesnachrichtendienst

Visit the BND, the CIA’s equivalent agency in Germany. Formed after World War II, the intelligence officers of this service faced off against the dreaded Stasi of East Germany. After the Berlin Wall collapsed, they took over foreign intelligence for the reunited Germany.

The Bureau of Justice StatisticsBJS mission: To collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.
CIA

The heart of United States foreign espionage

Cold War International History Project

Many formerly secret documents are available on CWIHP’s Web site, including the KGB’s 1967 annual report and analyses of Eastern-bloc espionage.

A Counterintelligence Reader
Defense Intelligence Agency

The heart of military espionage

Department of Homeland Security

The DHS is expanding its computer-based counterterrorism communications network to all 50 states, 5 territories, Washington, D.C., and 50 other major urban areas to strengthen its two-way flow of threat information.

DNI The Director of National Intelligence

Former ambassador John D. Negroponte was appointed to this brand-new position in February 2005 in a restructuring of America’s intelligence community that was the most profound since the CIA was formed from the ashes of the OSS after World War II.

FBI

Increasingly, our national clandestine service works overseas, alongside the CIA

GCHQ

Official site of the UK Government Communications Headquarters which is the centre for Her Majesty’s Government’s Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) activities. Includes details of current job vacancies and an online quiz for potential applicants.

Intelligence Resource Program

Can you imagine a country that not only doesn’t spy, but has no official government agency organizing the espionage? Wonder no longer. Here’s a list of world intelligence and security agencies — just the ones that admit it, that is.

International Association of Chiefs of Police

The IACP, based in Alexandria, VA, offers information about policing around the world.

Internet Fraud Complaint Center

You can report terrorist activity to the IFCC, file a complaint claiming Internet fraud, and find statistics about e-crimes.

Interpol

Library of Congress

Want to find every book written about spies, covert operations, and intelligence agencies? This is the place — the National Library of Congress

List of intelligence agencies

Most are still operating, some are dead, and a few have brand-new names.

MI5

The Web site for the United Kingdom’s MI5 Security Service, dedicated to rooting out “threats from overseas and … preventing and detecting serious crime.”

Mossad

The Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, otherwise known as ‘Mossad’ has been appointed by the State of Israel to collect information, analyze intelligence and perform special covert operations beyond its borders.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Report a sighting, understand the Amber plan, and find resources for parents, friends, and teachers.

National Criminal Intelligence Service

The National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS) is at the forefront of the fight against serious and organised crime in the UK and throughout the world.

National Institute of Justice

Here’s the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — the NIJ.

National Intelligence Machinery

Report details the roles, structure and funding of intelligence services. It also contains details of the Cabinet Office contribution to the co-ordination of intelligence efforts.

National Reconnaissance Office

The NRO designs, builds and operates the nation’s reconnaissance satellites.

Office of Surveillance Commissioners

Provides information about the roles and responsibilities of those who authorise and conduct covert surveillance operations and covert human intelligence sources.

Privacy International

Provides news, resources and an Internet home for the Big Brother Awards, given to the companies, government agencies and individuals “that have most directly undercut privacy.”

Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Inc.

“Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity” They’ve retired, but that is still their motto.

Spyland Spyland

The first spy-theme park for tourists is being created near Lyons, France, and is expected to open in 2007.

Spy Museum – Washington DC

The mission of the International Spy Museum is to educate the public about espionage in an engaging manner and to provide a dynamic context that fosters understanding of its important role in and impact on current and historic events.

Spy Stuff

A great place to go to buy support for all of your clandestine needs

 




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