NSA Spying Scandal: How Should German Authorities Respond? Interview with Hans-Georg Maassen, President of BfV, the German Domestic Intelligence Service.
Germany's domestic intelligence chief has defended charges against Netzpolitik reporters to "ensure the fight against extremism and terrorism." Netzpolitik was to be investigated for publishing "classified" documents.
In the interview: The president of the German Domestic Intelligence Service
The most recent BND spy scandal is symptomatic of the disrespectful way the government deals with Parliament. It's time to revamp the way the intelligence services are monitored, writes DW's Marcel Fürstenau.
The latest intelligence service scandal to seize German attention has turned the spotlight on Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Fairly or unfairly - that is the question the country would like answered.
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