Intelligence veteran leads economic protection at DGSI
Commissioner Arnaud Vieules is making his mark as head of [...]
The DGSI (Direction Generale de la Securite Interieure), previously known as the DCRI, is the French internal intelligence agency. It is in particular responsible for fighting terrorism in France. It comes under the wing of the ministry of interior. It gathers what used to be France’s general intelligence services, RG (Renseignements Generaux) and the DST (Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire).
The recent appointment of economic intelligence specialist Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani as head of the general secretariat of the finance ministry coincides with the more offensive posture that President Emmanuel Macron wants the ministry to assume. [...]