Ex-DGSE officer thinks Algiers-Tehran
Jean-Luc Angibault, a former DGSE officer turned corporate intelligence executive, is going all-out to carve a niche in the Iranian [...]
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.
Most of the DGSI’s staff are working on the fight against terrorism and the French internal intelligence service is looking to improve its information processing capacities. French expertise is apparently not part of the equation. [...]
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. [...]