MI6, also known as the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), is the United Kingdom’s external intelligence agency. Its primary mission is to collect and analyze intelligence information to support national security and foreign policy objectives. MI6 works closely with other UK intelligence agencies, including MI5 and GCHQ, to protect the UK and its interests overseas by identifying and countering threats posed by hostile foreign powers, terrorist organizations, and other entities. The agency operates globally and employs agents, analysts, and specialists with diverse expertise in areas such as espionage, counter-terrorism, cyber security, and international relations. MI6 operates under strict legal and ethical guidelines to ensure that its activities are conducted lawfully and in accordance with democratic values.