Servizio per le Informazioni e la Sicurezza Militare

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The Servizio per le Informazioni e la Sicurezza Militare] (SISMI) was a former Italian military intelligence agency.[1]

SISMI was replaced by the AISE under legislation passed in 2007.[2]

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.[3]



Notable Officers

Notable agents

Consultants and contacts


  1. SISMI, accessed 22 April 2008.
  2. Brief historical outline,, accessed 16 June 2013.
  3. The War They Wanted, The Lies They Needed, by Craig Unger, Vanity Fair, July 2006.
  4. Daniele Ganser, NATO's Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe, Frank Cass, 2005, p.272.
  5. Leo Sisti, Anatomy of a rendition, Center for Public Integrity, 24 May 2007.
  6. Peter Kiefer, Top spy in Italy loses his job, New York Times, 20 November 2006.