The Intelligence Gazette
Ukraine's SSSCIP, Foreign Affairs Committee, China experts at Foreign Office, Wiretapping radicals
Special communications service wants more soldiers
Foreign Affairs Committee calls on intelligence experts to tackle terrorism mission
Foreign Office builds expertise on China
Intelligence tensions over the surveillance of radical movements minimised before parliament
Allegedly GU-linked Ruslan Pukhov launches new intelligence magazine
Think tank director Ruslan Pukhov - who is persona non grata in France for his alleged links to the Russian military intelligence service - has just brought out a new intel-focused magazine.
From GCAP to Saudi Arabia, BAE Systems' intelligence unit is booming
Run by former intelligence officers, the British defence giant's newly revamped intelligence unit is in full swing.
Spymaster | Monaco
Prince Albert forced to play spymaster to purge Monaco
After a turbulent period for the principality, the Monegasque sovereign Prince Albert has decided to wade in to the fallout from the Dossiers du Rocher affair. That means dealing with an intelligence world that has at times scolded him but remains an essential part of his government.
The Intelligence Gazette
Defence intelligence, Eurocorps headed by Pole, US adviser in Tbilisi, and Irsem under investigation
Military intelligence soon to be included in Tri-Agency's China initiative
Warsaw takes up residence at Eurocorps in Strasbourg
A new US adviser in Tbilisi
Strife and internal investigation at defence ministry think tank Irsem
Spotlight | Russia, United Kingdom, United States
Short-sellers working for Moscow? The unlikely genesis of an enticing narrative
Fraser Perring, a key figure in one of Britain's most celebrated short-selling companies, Viceroy Research, has ended up at the centre of an influence operation claiming he owes allegiance to Moscow. The story even got an airing in the UK Parliament, despite the fact Perring helped bring down Wirecard and its former COO, Jan Marsalek, who turned out to be a GRU asset.
Martin Clements, Ultra's guardian and cyber prospector in Zurich
Former UK foreign ministry security expert Martin Clements is juggling strategic roles in London with the development of his Swiss firm with former MI6 chief Alex Younger.
Japan, United Kingdom
Hugh Trenchard, former British envoy to Japan and private investigation's linchpin in Tokyo
Good Governance Group (G3) hired British Lord Hugh Trenchard to advise on its expansion in the booming Japanese private investigation market. This is not the first time he will play this role.
Tracfin executives' exodus to private sector continues
Tracfin has seen a steady stream of departures as heavyweights take up posts in the private sector, spurred by repeated attempts at internal reform in a French financial intelligence service already rife with tensions, and amid accusations it is becoming politicised.
Spymaster | United Kingdom
New GCHQ boss Anne Keast-Butler to speed up transformation of UK intelligence
The first woman to head the technical intelligence agency can draw on a wealth of government experience. This will enable GCHQ to adapt to external threats and meet domestic challenges, particularly in terms of diversifying its workforce.
Turkey's MIT hands control of Makhmur refugee camp to Baghdad
Forced to give in to Turkish intelligence demands, the Iraqi government in Baghdad is conducting an operation to control suspected PKK fighters, with the implicit involvement of the Barzanis' KDP, which remains close to Turkey.
Cyprus, United Kingdom
Oligarchs' fixers look for fixers of their own to help them escape sanctions
The consultants operating behind the scenes for their already sanctioned former Russian oligarch clients are themselves being increasingly targeted by Western sanctions. They are looking for investigators to help them avoid or at least reduce the impact of those measures.
BAE intelligence chief joins Brennan and Partners
After ten years holding down the British defence giant's most secretive role, Andrew Cooper has moved into corporate diplomacy alongside Daniel Brennan, prominent barrister and former member of the UK parliament's Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy.
France, United Kingdom
Franck Petitgas crowns London career with appointment as Sunak's adviser
The French banker's new role as economic and business adviser to the UK prime minister Rishi Sunak caps a career in the City of London, where he has a solid network in financial, diplomatic and intelligence circles through the Legion d'Honneur.
The Corporate Intelligence Village Voice
Lynx lends a hand to carpenters' brotherhood, Charlie Gammell joins G3, new Hakluyt recruit covers Japan and Australia, EPEE joins ADIT group
Lynx assists carpenters' brotherhood
New intelligence director at G3
Cooper brings Japanese and Australian expertise to Hakluyt
EPEE joins ADIT
Britain's National Cyber Force emerges from the shadows
The UK's discreet and fast-growing National Cyber Force is destined to spearhead Britain's fight against its enemies in cyberspace. In a key document published this month, it takes steps to establish its own identity.
FSB comes back in from the cold
Benefitting from the rising number of incidents on Russia's periphery and the careful staging of its response to these, the national security service has returned to the forefront of Russian politics after being given the cold shoulder over its strategic errors on Ukraine.