Intel in France?.... A mirage

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IMO France is a different beast. The 9/11 men assembled in Germany and attacked the US. The UK and the US have had
Problems with home grown terrorists and have been targeted as we all know. France has specific anti-terrorism magistrates and have been well aware of home grown threats for years. They deal with them mercilessly. For me it's apples and oranges.
 

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That's got nothing to do with the magistrates and everything to do with the Mitterrand Doctrine.
 

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The issue us how much is spent by those countries on measures. The document shows that internal recruitment for MI5 far outstrips recruitment for MI6, if I'm reading it correctly. The French see no need as they have what they would consider adequate in place already. IMO they're not being Gallic knob jockeys just practical.
 
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