Tag Archives: BND

Germany — The BND Operational Structure

“ The Bundesnachrichtendienst is the sole foreign intelligence service of the Federal Republic of Germany. As such it reports directly to the Federal Chancellery. The mission of the Bundesnachrichtendienst is to provide the Federal Government with fast and comprehensive information. … Continue reading

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Germany — Spy Agency Attacks Facebook about Fake News

“Today we are discovering a ‘fifth estate’ that makes claims but up until now does not want to take any social responsibility.” Hans-Georg Maassen — President of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Hans-Georg Maassen — the … Continue reading

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Germany — What hides behind BND Boss public Statements about Russia?

“The fact that representatives of the special services and the military openly intervene in the coalition negotiations that have not yet ended is a wake-up call. Because, given the role of the Reichswehr and the special services in the end … Continue reading

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Germany — Intelligence officials reject the idea of creating a European Intelligence Agency

“We don’t need a European intelligence agency or any other additional European intelligence institution.” Bruno Kahl — President of the BND [Germany’s foreign intelligence agency] In recent years, many European leaders have floated the idea of a “European CIA”. Not … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — CIA and BND Employed Former SS “Bloody Brigitte” – Reflections on Nazis and ISIS

“Although she understandably questions the morality of the decision to hire Nazi SS scientists, Jacobsen balances her judgment with an understanding of the perceived threat of the Soviet Union under Stalin and the communists’ dialectical determination to prepare for total … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — German Bill will allow BND to Spy on Foreign Journalists

“The increasing surveillance capabilities on journalists is a clear threat to media freedom. This draft law runs counter to the very core of fundamental freedoms such as media freedom and freedom of expression.” Dunja Mijatovic  — OSCE Representative on Freedom … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 24 2017

German intelligence agency spied on thousands of targets in the United States — Yuri Drozdov: The man who turned Soviet spies into Americans — Britain wants a ‘way out’ of the Julian Assange standoff, says Ecuador — The Secrets Of The … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 2 2017

Germany strengthens its Cyber Defense — James Comey due before Senate next week — Vladimir Putin has suggested “patriotic” Russian citizens might be engaged in hacking — Russia escalates spy games after years of U.S. neglect

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Turkey investigates 17 US officials & academics over failed Coup

“According to Turkey’s government, terrorist group FETO and its U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the defeated coup of July 2016 which left 249 people martyred and nearly 2,200 injured.” Anadolu Agency — April 15, 2017 Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation … Continue reading

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Germany — Bruno Kahl: Why is the BND spying on journalists?

“We are disappointed to hear these claims. The BBC’s mission is to bring accurate news and information to people around the world, and our journalists should be able to operate freely and safely, with full protection for their sources. We … Continue reading

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