Alexandre de Marenches

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Alexandre de Marenches was director of the French SDECE intelligence agency from November 1970 to June 1981.[1]

In around 1971, CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton told De Marenches that the CIA station chief in Paris David Murphy was a Soviet mole.[2]


  1. History, DGSE, accessed 21 December 2011.
  2. David Wise, Molehunt: How the Search for a Phantom Traitor Shattered the CIA, Avon Books, 1992, p.250.