In­tel­li­gence ser­vice to get more spies

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

Bri­tain’s for­eign in­tel­li­gence ser­vice is to get 40 per­cent more spies in one of the big­gest ex­pan­sions since the ColdWar as MI6 seeks to har­ness newtech­nol­ogy, the BBC said. The Se­cret In­tel­li­gence Ser­vice, or MI6, will see its num­bers in­crease to a lit­tle un­der 3,500 by 2020 from around 2,500, the BBC said, cit­ing uniden­ti­fied sources. MI6 does not dis­close its staff num­bers.

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