Official French intelligence entities do not seem to have embraced the Web.
Cornick, Martyn, and Peter Morris, compilers. The French Secret Services: A Selected Bibliography. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1993. The French Secret Services. Vol. 6 in the International Organizations Series. Oxford: Clio Press, 1993.
Surveillant 3.2/3 describes this work as a "wide-ranging, comprehensive bibliographic guide to the most significant literature." It is arranged chronologically. This is an "essential reference tool for those interested in the history of intelligence agencies." Agreement for that conclusion comes from Keiger, I&NS 9.4, who calls it an "excellent annotated bibliography." It is "meticulous ... with clear translations, [and] elegant but critical synopses of 329 titles."
Kruh, Cryptologia 18.2, also gives a positive take on the book, noting that it has "excellent annotations" and that it is "a valuable reference tool for those interested in the history of intelligence agencies in general and in the development of the French secret services in particular." On the other hand, for Holmes, FILS 12.5, the book is "disappointing," because it "does not measure up to what should be expected in a scholarly work of this sort."
Kahn, David. "Intelligence Studies on the Continent." Intelligence and National Security 23, no. 2 (Apr. 2008): 249-275.
The scholarship of David Kahn never ceases to amaze. Here, he reviews the literature on intelligence coming out of France, Germany, and Spain.
Laurent, Sébastien. Archives "secretes," secrets d'archives? Historiens et archivists face aus archives sensibles. Paris: CNRS Editions, 2003.
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