Category Archives: DGSE

One Year Ago — LIBYA: What is going on?

“After the fall of the regime, Haftar’s ambition worried the new authorities. The inaction of Tripoli in this fight against extremist groups has given him more popularity. After three years of targeted assassinations of security forces, his operations against Islamist … Continue reading

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Remembering the Rainbow Warrior — 10 July 1985

“The truth is cruel. Agents of the French secret service sank this boat. They were acting on orders.” Prime Minister Laurent Fabius — September 22 1985 The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior — codenamed Opération Satanique — was a bombing operation … Continue reading

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French Intel Agencies — Macron picks three new directors

“The Middle East we have known is over. We see that Syria is already divided on the ground, that the regime is controlling only a small part of the county, only one-third of the country which was established after WWII. … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: General Jean-Pierre Palasset to serve as Acting Director

“The Middle East we have known is over. We see that Syria is already divided on the ground, that the regime is controlling only a small part of the county, only one-third of the country which was established after WWII. … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: Intelligence Directorate reorganized

“Contrary to other western Intelligence Services, the DGSE masters all the intelligence collecting methods: human sources (HUMINT), technical sensors (SIGINT and satellite imagery), operational means and open-source processing. Intelligence collected through collaboration with other Services, national and foreign, is positively … Continue reading

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Former DGSE Director: The Story of the NSA Hack on the French President’s House

“Keith Alexander (Director of the NSA) told me he was disappointed because he never thought we would detect them and he even added: You guys are good.” Bernard Barbier — Director of the DGSE Technical Division from 2006 to 2013 In … Continue reading

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MOSSAD turned French spies into double agents

“Recruiting allies as spies would cross a red line. There is a clear line between electronic spying and trying to co-opt allied intelligence agents. This was never done during my era as it was known as something that was completely off-limits.” Top … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’ [UPDATE March 22 2017]

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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FRANCE — And the Next DGSE Boss is?

“The Middle East we have known is over. We see that Syria is already divided on the ground, that the regime is controlling only a small part of the county, only one-third of the country which was established after WWII. … Continue reading

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