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Secret Intelligence Service
SIS is also known as MI6
— Still Under Construction —

The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence in support of the UK's national security. SIS is a member of the country's intelligence community and its Chief is accountable to the country's Foreign Secretary.
in 1909 as Secret Service Bureau, head-quartered in Thames House, London (since 1995), UK.
Number of employees at at March 2015 — 4,037.
service is headed by a Director General at the grade of a Permanent Secretary of the British Civil Service who is directly supported by an internal security organisation, secretariat, legal advisory branch and information services branch. The Deputy DG is responsible for the operational activity of the service, being responsible for four branches;
• international counter-terrorism,
• National Security Advice Centre (counter proliferation and counter espionage),
• Irish and domestic counter-terrorism and
• technical and surveillance operations.
February: In Constantinople – Major Vivian is the local SIS agent.
Agent, Major Reginald Teague-Jones (fluent in Russian), in the Trans-Caucasus/Trans-Caspian region, changes his name to Ronald Sinclair.
In Sevastopol, Crimea – Sinclair takes charge of the refugee situation as the Bolshevik onslaught continues in the region.
The Russian Bolsheviks employ two Jewish women to continue surveillance on Sinclair.
1923: Charles 'Dick' Ellis joins the SIS.  
Teague-Jones (Sinclair) is resident in India, and working with the Indian police.
1940: Major Sinclair is recruited by the Security Service.  
June: Sinclair is sent to Bermuda regarding security at its naval base. Sinclair moves to New York, USA,
July: Sinclair is appointed as a British consul at the Consulate General in New York.
Sinclair becomes involved in the negotiations between India and Pakistan.
He is congratulated by PJ Patrick of the India Office on their successful outcome.
Sinclair is promoted to head the Commercial Department of the New York Consulate General.
2018, June 28:
In the UK – It is now revealed that British intelligence agencies were involved in the torture and kidnap of terrorism suspects after 9/11 American attack, in two reports by the UK's parliamentary intelligence and security committee. While there is no evidence of British officers directly carrying out physical mistreatment of detainees, the reports say the overseas agency MI6 and the domestic UK service MI5 were involved in hundreds of torture cases and scores of rendition cases. The committee says the agencies were aware "at an early point" of the mistreatment of detainees by the US and others. There were two cases in which UK personnel were "party to mistreatment administered by others".
One has been investigated by the UK's Metropolitan police but the other is still to be fully investigated.
The report dealing with the treatment of detainees details a litany of cases of concern, saying: "We have found 13 incidents where UK personnel witnessed at first hand a detainee being mistreated by others, 25 where UK personnel were told by detainees that they had been mistreated by others and 128 incidents recorded where agency officers were told by foreign liaison services about instances of mistreatment. In some cases, these were correctly investigated but this was not consistent." It said that in 232 cases UK personnel continued to supply questions or intelligence to other services despite knowledge or suspicion of mistreatment, as well as "198 cases where UK personnel received intelligence from liaison services which had been obtained from detainees who knew they had been mistreated – or with no indication as to how the detainee had been treated but where we consider they should have suspected mistreatment."
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