Roger Faligot

 

Faligot, Roger. "France, Sigint and the Cold War." Intelligence and National Security 16, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 177-208.

Under Alexandre de Marenches in the 1970s, the SDECE absorbed the previously independent Sigint organization, the Radioelectronic Communication Group (GCR). The French also moved closer to the UK-USA pact while avoiding actually joining. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the French have been active in developing new national Sigint capabilities.

[France/Postwar]

Faligot, Roger, and Remi Kauffer. Tr., Christine Donougher. The Chinese Secret Service: Kang Sheng and the Shadow Government in Red China. New York: Morrow, 1989. London: Headline Books, 1990. [pb] Kang Sheng et les services secrets Chinoise. Paris: Editions Robert Lafont, 1987.

Faligot, Roger, and Rémi Kauffer. Histoire mondiale de renseignement. [A World History of Intelligence] 2 vols.

Vol. I: 1870-1939. Paris: Laffont, 1993.

Vol. II: Les maîtres espions: De la guerre froide à nos jours. [The Master Spies: From Cold War to the Present] Paris: Laffont, 1994.

Kahn, I&NS 23.2 (Apr. 2008), says that "this work's howlers ["errors of detail"] destroy much of its usefulness.... Books like this give popularizers a bad name!" Volume II "deals only with spies and says nothing about such important forms of intelligence as satellites and codebreaking."

[Overviews/Gen/00s]

Faligot, Roger, and Pascal Krop. Tr., W.D. Halls. La Piscine: The French Secret Services Since 1944. Oxford & New York: Basil Blackwell, 1989. La piscine. Les services secrets français 1944-1984. Paris: Seuil Paris, 1984.

[France/Overviews]

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