The General Directorate for External Security (French: Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure, or DGSE) is France's external intelligence agency. Operating under the direction of the French ministry of defence, the agency works alongside the DCRI (the Central Directorate of Interior Intelligence) in providing intelligence and national security, notably by performing paramilitary and counterintelligence operations abroad.
In the 2002 video-game 007: Nightfire. Bond is assigned to rendezvous with DGSE operative Dominique Paradis, a "deep cover operative" investigating the theft of a nuclear warhead and its connection with green industrialist Raphael Drake.
Known members and associates
- Dominique Paradis – As an agent working for French Intelligence, Dominique Paradis is enlisted to track down a missing nuclear warhead.