The DGSE will soon find it easier to sideline agents [...]
The DGSE (Direction Generale de la Securite Exterieure) is France’s external intelligence service. Operating all over the world, the agents of its operations department, or DO, and intelligence department, DR, have distinguished themselves recently in Africa and the Middle East. The service’s technical department, or DT, is France’s dedicated interceptions service, like Britain’s GCHQ or the NSA in the US.
There is a series of very real obstacles to the air strikes against Islamic State in Syria that French President François Hollande announced France would to carry out at the beginning of September, Intelligence Online can reveal. Shortage of reconnaissance pods [...]