Intelligence Agencies Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Intelligence Agencies Quotes from famous authors such as Peter Bergen, Will Hurd, Douglas Rushkoff, Chris Chocola, Mike Pompeo. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

If the CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies were private companies and were chronically unable to accomplish one of their key missions, their shareholders would have long ago revolted, fired their management, and their stock would be trading at values near zero.
Peter Bergen
The United States has the most capable military in the world. We have the best intelligence agencies.
Will Hurd
As a digital technology writer, I have had more than one former student and colleague tell me about digital switchers they have serviced through which calls and data are diverted to government servers or the big data algorithms they’ve written to be used on our e-mails by intelligence agencies.
Douglas Rushkoff
The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism.
Chris Chocola
All of our intelligence agencies, our Department of Defense, are all working to meet this threat. But it’s a fast moving world; it’s a place where offense is easier than defense, and keeping up with the next innovation in cyber-warfare is an enormous challenge.
Mike Pompeo
In Israel’s short history, army commanders and the heads of the intelligence agencies have often advocated the use of force and in many cases showed contempt for the law and human rights. Political leaders have typically been more measured.
Ronen Bergman
Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.
Bobby Ray Inman
Digital surveillance programs require concrete data centres; intelligence agencies are based in real buildings. Surveillance systems ultimately consist of technologies, people, and the vast network of material resources that supports them.
Trevor Paglen
When I was first elected to the Senate, I was fortunate to be appointed to the Intelligence Committee. There, I saw up close the dedication and commitment of the men and women of our intelligence agencies.
Sheldon Whitehouse
You have multiple intelligence agencies. They all ultimately report to the director of national intelligence but, you know, it never comes in neat packages. So you have to make judgments on what you have, and it’s not easy to do.
Raymond Kelly
I was reading about all of these medical and psychological experimental programs that the government and various intelligence agencies had run throughout the 20th century. Any book you can read on that, there’s some really horrifying and fascinating stuff that goes on there.
Caitlin Kittredge
Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?
Andrew Greeley
Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult – often impossible – for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us.
Robert Mueller
Under the 1991 Intelligence Authorization Act, US intelligence agencies cannot engage in covert actions abroad without a presidential finding that these operations are important to US national security.
Asha Rangappa
It’s high time for a fresh European alternative to enter the market, taking the existing Internet behemoths head on. What the world needs now is a cloud storage service that is not subject to uncontrolled access by intelligence agencies.
Mikko Hypponen
In the fight against terrorism, national agencies keep full control over their police forces, security and intelligence agencies and judicial authorities.
Gijs de Vries
Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
Julian Assange
You can’t come forward against the world’s most powerful intelligence agencies and be completely free from risk.
Edward Snowden
Intelligence agencies, congressional leaders, and outside experts have all assessed that Russia was responsible for a sweeping attack on the US election in 2016. Trump has given lip service to this assessment, saying he accepts the intelligence community’s conclusions, while acting like he does not.
Brian Stelter
After World War II, defending America in the modern world required new intelligence agencies, the unification of the armed services under a massive new Defense Department, and later the creation of new civilian organizations with some defense functions, such as NASA and the Energy Department.
Robert C. O’Brien
For years, Israeli and American intelligence agencies assumed that if Iran were to gain the ability to build a bomb, it would be a result of its relationship with Russia, which was building a nuclear reactor for Iran at a site called Bushehr and had assisted the Iranians in their missile-development program.
Ronen Bergman
Across all U.S. intelligence agencies, there is a lack of cultural respect and a poorly tuned attitude toward foreign peoples and cultures.
Malcolm Nance
Ever since 9/11, our intelligence agencies, as part of the ‘war on terror,’ have expanded their operations to include American citizens. I was ‘terrorized’ when I learned that the National Security Agency was intercepting information on Americans.
Bob Beckel
It is not easy for the courts to control the intelligence agencies. There has to be concerted and coordinated effort on part of the courts, the parliament, and the government.
Asma Jahangir
When Russia’s intelligence agencies obtained some of the National Security Agency’s secrets about its own cyberweapons, it appeared to do so by manipulating a virus protection program sold by Kaspersky, a Russian firm.
David E. Sanger