The sensitive question of intelligence gathering by French defence attachés

Defence attachés, who are sent by the French armed forces ministry to France's embassies, are rarely instructed to carry out intelligence missions, particularly in allied countries offering strong cooperation or export potential. This does not, however, prevent these military diplomats from making use of their intelligence backgrounds or opting to carry out some intelligence work all the same. [...] (395 words)
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