SISMI

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Abbreviation SISMI
Predecessor Servizio Informazioni Difesa
Successor Agenzia Informazioni e Sicurezza Esterna
Formation 24 October 1977
Extinction 3 August 2007
Leaders • SISMI/Director
• Italy/Minister of Defence
SubpageSISMI/Director
Italian foreign intelligence agency

Servizio per le Informazioni e la Sicurezza Militare (SISMI) was an Italian military intelligence agency that operated between 1977 and 2007.[1]

Niger uranium forgeries

Operatives close to SISMI were involved in handling the Yellowcake forgeries that helped make the case for the US invasion of Iraq.[2]

People

Directors

Full article: Stub class article SISMI/Director

Notable Officers

Notable agents

Consultants and contacts



References

  1. SISMI, accessed 22 April 2008.
  2. The War They Wanted, The Lies They Needed, by Craig Unger, Vanity Fair, July 2006.
  3. Daniele Ganser, NATO's Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe, Frank Cass, 2005, p.272.