Bureau for State Security

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Formation1969

The Bureau for State Security, popularly known as BOSS was a South African intelligence agency active at the height of the Apartheid era.[1]

BOSS replaced the previous domestic security agency, Republican Intelligence in August 1968, and also acquired responsibility for foreign intelligence. It was itself replaced by the National Intelligence Service in 1979.[2]

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References

  1. Hayden B. Peake, The Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 51, No. 4, accessed 6 June 2010.
  2. Hayden B. Peake, The Intelligence Officer's Bookshelf, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 51, No. 4, accessed 6 June 2010.
  3. Mary Braid, Obituary: Hendrik van den Bergh, The Independent, 21 August 1997.