Bernard Bajolet, who became head of the DGSE is April, [...]
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A 200-page report into the parliamentary control of government intelligence agencies will be presented to the French parliamentary law commission [...]
Short of space for its data decryption facilities, France's external intelligence agency is building a dedicated centre outside Paris.
Since its budget only represents 1.3% of the country's defence spending, excluding special funds, the Direction générale de la sécurité intérieure (DGSE), France' biggest intelligence service, may slip through the net in the latest round of government cuts.
Since François Hollande's election as French president, the Elysee Palace no longer has someone in overall charge of handing hostage crisis resolution. Benoit Puga used to be in this position when he was Nicolas Sarkozy's private military chief of staff [.