Spymaster | Austria
Allies remain wary of Omar Haijawi-Pirchner's reformed intelligence service

Omar Haijawi-Pirchner, Director of the DSN.
Omar Haijawi-Pirchner, Director of the DSN. © Alex Halada/AFP
Vienna is still known as the "city of spies", despite the Austrian authorities' attempt to completely overhaul the country's intelligence service, which is headed by Omar Haijawi-Pirchner. The service has long been associated with counter-espionage operations against the Russian services, and its European and American counterparts remain unconvinced by its efforts to reform. [...]
Published on 30.09.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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