In one of 16 forts built in the 19th century to protect Paris sits a discreet intelligence service, whose task is not only to protect and advise the French defense establishment but also to protect the technological know-how of French defense companies. It recently unlatched its doors to let DTI have a look inside. Officers of the Direction de la Protection et de la Securite de la Defense (DPSD) have been busy since Jan. 20, when four unarmed soldiers in Afghanistan were murdered while ...


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