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What does MSS stand for?

MSS stands for Ministry of State Security (Chinese counterintelligence organization)

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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Washington -- A former US security guard has been sentenced to nine years in prison for trying to sell photos and other secret information to China's Ministry of State Security, about half what prosecutors had requested.
For example, the report said that China's ministry of state security fears an influx of Western values "will make it more difficult for the Communist Party to dominate public discourse on questions concerning human rights, transparency and accountability.
Citing CIA sources, Macrakis shows that half of the agents infiltrated into Western institutions by the foreign intelligence arm of the Ministry of State Security belonged to the Sector for Science and Technology (SWT).