Chinese Fret Over French Domestic Agency
The Chinese security agencies are scratching their heads over France's new Direction Centrale du Renseignement Interieur (DCRI: (Domestic Intelligence Center). [...]
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.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a meeting of the Conseil National du Renseignement (CNR, National Intelligence Council) to examine the attack carried out by Islamic terrorists in Mumbai. The French government was clearly shaken by the terrorist assault. [...]