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Cyno01 t1_ixdqvhq wrote

MI6 is roughly the equivalent of the American CIA, and MI5 is their FBI.


safetyscotchegg t1_ixe5x6s wrote

The NCA is closer to being the equivalent of the FBI.


2cimarafa t1_ixgxg5q wrote

In practice, the Metropolitan Police handle most of what the FBI handles in the US.


ApotheosizedBum t1_ixeyoaf wrote

> There are only five divisions of military intelligence!

I don’t know why, but this line from The Imitation Game always stuck in my head.


listyraesder t1_ixfhwkl wrote

MI5 has no powers of investigation, so it really isn’t.