NSA Spying Scandal: How Should German Authorities Respond? Interview with Hans-Georg Maassen, President of BfV, the German Domestic Intelligence Service.
The German parliament is asking tough questions about what the Chancellery knew about US spying. Members of Angela Merkel's staff are on the spot this week. Merkel will be questioned on Thursday.
With his blanket criticism of the work of US intelligence services, President-elect Donald Trump undermines trust in public institutions in a negligent way, DW's Michael Knigge writes.
With Germany's security services under fire over the handling of the Berlin attack, Germany's intelligence chief has hit back at criticism. The main suspect was on the authorities' radar, but hard evidence was thin.
Critics are calling for background checks to be beefed up. But Germany's domestic intelligence agency says that the checks are fine and that the discovery of an Islamist employee in its ranks was an anomaly.
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