Intelligence agencies play an imperative role in the smooth governance of a country. They are mandatory for a country, liable to cumulate, examine and desecrate data and intelligence. This data is in turn helpful in reinforcement of law, national security, defense systems and foreign policy targets. Methods of data collection may vary and include both the covert and overt techniques. Some of these techniques namely include under-cover operations, cryptanalysis, breakthroughs in communication and formation of an alliance with another organization. Also appraisal of available public resources may prove to be beneficial. The organization and proliferation of the collected information is known as intelligence analysis or assessment. Intelligence agencies emblem a country’s defense mechanism, strengthen it and make it dynamic
The top ten best intelligence agencies of 2013 have been enlisted in this article starting with number 10
10. Mossad, Israel
Formed in 1949, Mossad is a secret intelligence service operational in Israel. It is ranked as one of the world’s best. Its preeminent objectives comprise combination of intelligence, covert operations and antithetical terrorism. It mainly concentrates on Arab activities. Mossad has eight functional heads, each engaged to achieve separate goals. It guards Israel from terrorism and criminal behavior, working actively to maintain law and order in the country.