Tag 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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Lockerbie 30th Anniversary — Should You Trust The New York Times?

“The evidence of a possible Libyan link, first reported publicly this week by the French newsmagazine L’Express, was confirmed and detailed by American officials involved in the investigation of the Pan Am bombing.” MICHAEL WINES — The New York Times … 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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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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One Year Ago — French 2017 Presidential Election — Facebook and Google to Tackle ‘Fake News’ Stories

“For so long, we had resisted having standards about whether something’s newsworthy because we did not consider ourselves a service that was predominantly for the distribution of news. And that was wrong! We have a responsibility here. I think we … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Is Belgian ISIS Jihadist Oussama Atar the ‘Mastermind’ of the Paris and Brussels attacks?

“Abdelhamid Abaaoud [a Belgian-Moroccan killed by police five days after the November 13 atrocities] was only a go-between, not a senior figure. We know the mastermind [of the Paris Attacks] but I will remain discreet on this point.” DGSE Director … Continue reading

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