Category Archives: DGSE

Two Years Ago — French DGSI Lacks Big Data Mining Tools, Turns to PALANTIR For Help

“We have a plan to lower our exposure to U.S. components. We’ve had experiences that have led us down this path. I cannot give precise examples… We’ve had some difficulties. We know these difficulties are seemingly for strategic reasons but … Continue reading

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MALTA — 3 DGSE Officers Killed in the Crash (UPDATE – Weapons in Libya: The French connection)

“Malta is the Casablanca of the 40s. Malta is the backroom base for all Libyan operations. The French, the English, the Italians, the Americans … everybody is there.” Unnamed expert in Libyan affairs “Contrary to what had been said in … Continue reading

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On This Day — French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius : “DGSE Agents Sank the Rainbow Warrior” (September 22 1985)

“The truth is cruel.. Agents of the DGSE sank this boat [Rainbow Warrior]. They acted on orders.” French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius  (September 22 1985) “Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe … Continue reading

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France — DGSE ORGANIZATION CHART [September 2018]

“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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Two Years Ago — NSA Hacked 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 September 4 2016 — The … Continue reading

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On This Day — French Government Denies Knowledge of Attack on Rainbow Warrior (August 26 1985)

“The truth is cruel.. Agents of the DGSE sank this boat [Rainbow Warrior]. They acted on orders.” French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius  (September 22 1985) Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe … Continue reading

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On This Day — French Spooks Sink the Rainbow Warrior — July 10 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 “I think all military people who serve their countries can find themselves in situations … Continue reading

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France — Chinese Moles Inside the DGSE?

“Two French agents in our service and probably one of the spouses of these agents are accused of serious acts likely to be considered acts of treason, on suspicions of delivering information to a foreign power. (…) The compromised information … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES #2 : “NSA Hacked French President’s House” [UPDATE]

“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.” “In the Intelligence World, you have some allies. You don’t have friends.” Bernard Barbier –Director … Continue reading

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BND, DGSE and MI6 Discuss Post-Brexit Co-Operation

“I am pleased that, in this way, many senior intelligence professionals take the opportunity of the MSC to discuss important security questions. Such personal meetings and intensive exchange of expertise are not only essential for diplomats, but also for intelligence … Continue reading

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