Franco-Russian reset edges forward
President Emmanuel Macron's diplomatic adviser Emmanuel Bonne visited Moscow earlier this month to talk with Nikolai Patruchev, the secretary 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).
In its annual report at the end of September, the Parliamentary Intelligence Committee recommended 59 amendments to the 2015 Intelligence Act. Some of the proposals are very different from those put forward by the MPs Larrivé-Kervran-Mis fact-finding mission in June. [...]
According to our sources, several companies that work for the French intelligence community, including EarthCube and Aleph Networks, are preparing investment rounds. Both French and foreign institutional and private investors could take stakes, much to the consternation of the companies' government clients in France. [...]