The Stasi, known as the Ministry for State Security in East Germany (The term Stasi is a derivation of two concatinated words in German for State Security or Ministerium für Staatssicherheit.) It was the official state security for East Germany and a repressive intelligence agency. The Ministry was headquartered in East Berlin and had a relationship with the KGB. It was widely regarded as one of the most effective and repressive intelligence and secret police agencies in the world. In the real world it was active for 40 years between 1950 and 1990.
- They are one of Archer's enemies.
- Stasi is an abbreviation of the German word Staatssicherheit which translates to State Security.
- In the real world the Stasi disbanded when Germany reunited as one county. However, in the Archer Universe many old organizations and countries are still in existence. Other examples include Shining Path and the U.S.S.R.