Germany has announced new measures to curb the activities of its foreign intelligence agency, the BND. This comes after an official report said the agency colluded improperly with the US National Security Agency to spy on European allies.
Germany's foreign intelligence service was hardly innocent in the NSA spying scandal. The consequences drawn from that fact are dubious and no guarantee for more security in fighting terrorism, says Marcel Fürstenau.
The BND, Germany's foreign intelligence agency, has directed a recruitment campaign for budding digital forensics analysts. But who are they looking for? DW examines the recruitment process.
Newly revealed documents show German intelligence spied on White House personnel for years, according to a news report. In 2015, German intelligence was found to have spied on European allies, to Berlin's embarrassment.
The German Intelligence Agency (BND) has spied on journalists from the BBC and 'The New York Times,' reported 'Der Spiegel.' Press rights watchdogs have criticized the latest revelations of foul play at the BND.
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