The French YouTube "ThinkerView" broadcast (790,000 followers) interviewed
Éric Denécé in September 2019.
Éric Denécé is a French geographer and political scientist. He has worked in
the military industry and in the secret services. He currently is director
of the "Centre français de recherche sur le renseignement", in Paris. At the
end of the interview, Eric Denécé enthusiastically recommendeded my book
The Secret of the West (2008 edition) to the 414'000 viewers.
(Éric Denécé: "La France en danger: où en est le renseignement?",
ThinkerView, YouTube.com, 11 September 2019, vidéo de
1 heure 33 minutes.)
Eric Denécé reminds that my approach aims at understanding what does exist,
and at avoiding to fall into old pre-defined ideological categories, fleeing
any affective bias (the bad habit of ascribing good guys and bad guys roles,
which confuses the analyses and makes us lose any scrutiny sharpness). That
approach does not impede to keep some tools from previous theories, when those
Safety copy of internet version: March 2021.