Emergency measures on Russian analysis
The British intelligence community has hired a large number of Russian-speakers and former agents have been consulted in a bid to get Britain's erstwhile Russian expertise back up to speed. [...]
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.
The current unprecedented levels of terror threat have led the French and British intelligence services to work together to a degree previously unheard of. Intelligence Online has investigated the strengthened cooperation pact on both sides of the English Channel. [...]