PARLIAMENTARY OVERSIGHT IN OCTOBER?
A draft bill providing for parliamentary oversight of France's intelligence community is expected to be debated in France's National Assembly [...]
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French defence minister Alain Richard had a lot of trouble in recent months in persuading his counter-part at the interior ministry, Jean-Pierre Chevenement, to give him back Philippe Rondot who was serving as diplomatic adviser to the head of France's [...]
French intelligence won't suffer any major upheavals following Jacques Chirac's election as president in May. On the other hand, there is every likelihood that changes at the top of the services will occur between now and early September. Intelligence questions [...]