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A head of the [[SDECE]] with deep connections who founded the [[Safari Club]]. He was appointed to the posiion of [[SDECE Director]] by [[French President]], [[Georges Pompidou]].
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'''Alexandre de Marenches''' was a head of the [[SDECE]] with deep connections who founded the [[Safari Club]]. He was appointed to the position of [[SDECE Director]] by [[French President]], [[Georges Pompidou]].
  
 
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In 1986, along with [[journalist]] [[Christine Ockrent]], he co-authored a book, ''Dans le secret des princes'' ("In the Princes' secret", published in English as ''The Evil Empire: Third World War Continues'') regarding his days working in the [[SDECE]]. Claims were made that concealed archives contained evidence of collaboration with Germans by figures of the [[French Resistance]] during the occupation.{{cn}}
 
In 1986, along with [[journalist]] [[Christine Ockrent]], he co-authored a book, ''Dans le secret des princes'' ("In the Princes' secret", published in English as ''The Evil Empire: Third World War Continues'') regarding his days working in the [[SDECE]]. Claims were made that concealed archives contained evidence of collaboration with Germans by figures of the [[French Resistance]] during the occupation.{{cn}}
  
In 1992, along with [[David Andelman]], he co-authored ''The Fourth World War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism'', a book in which he predicted the rise of [[terrorism]] as a new form of warfare. This book was a great success among American elites following the events of [[9/11]].{{cn}}
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In 1992, along with [[David Andelman]], he co-authored ''The Fourth World War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism'', a book in which he predicted the rise of "[[terrorism]]" as a new form of warfare. This book was a great success among American elites following the events of [[9/11]].{{cn}}
 
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Latest revision as of 17:16, 8 November 2017

Person.png Alexandre de Marenches   Alchetron History Commons PowerbaseRdf-icon.png
(soldier, spook, deep politician)
Alexandre de Marenches.jpg
BornJune 7, 1921
Paris
DiedJune 2, 1995 (Age 73)
Founder ofSafari Club
Member ofKnights of Malta, Le Cercle

Employment.png SDECE Director

In office
6 November 1970 - 12 June 1981
Appointed byGeorges Pompidou
Succeeded byPierre Marion

Alexandre de Marenches was a head of the SDECE with deep connections who founded the Safari Club. He was appointed to the position of SDECE Director by French President, Georges Pompidou.

Head of SDECE

When Pompidou died and the key to his personal safe was deemed lost, de Marenches was found to be in possession of another.[citation needed]

Brian Tovey (Director of GCHQ) reports that he shared an interest in Italian Art with de Marenches.

Resignation

Alexandre de Marenches resigned from the job of SDECE Director following a change of government in France.

Later Activities

In 1986, along with journalist Christine Ockrent, he co-authored a book, Dans le secret des princes ("In the Princes' secret", published in English as The Evil Empire: Third World War Continues) regarding his days working in the SDECE. Claims were made that concealed archives contained evidence of collaboration with Germans by figures of the French Resistance during the occupation.[citation needed]

In 1992, along with David Andelman, he co-authored The Fourth World War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism, a book in which he predicted the rise of "terrorism" as a new form of warfare. This book was a great success among American elites following the events of 9/11.[citation needed]

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