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Group.png SISMI  
(Intelligence agencyHistory Commons Namebase Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
SuccessorAgenzia Informazioni e Sicurezza Esterna
Formation24 October 1977
Extinction3 August 2007
Leaders• SISMI/Director
• Italy/Minister of Defence
Italian foreign intelligence agency

Servizio per le Informazioni e la Sicurezza Militare (SISMI) is an Italian military intelligence agency.[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]



Notable Officers

Notable agents

Consultants and contacts


  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.