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Do you consider the CIA comparable to the KGB?

Asked by MrGrimm888 (16809points) November 6th, 2016

Are both secretive organizations that used similar means to obtain similar goals?

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Espiritus_Corvus's avatar

They are both responsible for the external security and international interests of their nations.

By the way, the failed coup of 1991 ended the KGB which as a result was reorganised and split into two separate agencies: the secret police agency FSB (Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation responsible for internal security like our FBI) and the espionage agency SVR (Foreign Intelligence Service).

Setanta's avatar

Definitely.

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