Tag Archives: BND

Two Years Ago — 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 April 16 2017 — Turkish prosecutors … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Germany : 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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TODAY — Chancellor Angela Merkel Inaugurates New BND Headquarters (February 8 2019)

“A healthy distrust is helpful, but being overly suspicious is a hindrance.” Chancellor Angela Merkel (February 8 2019) “The Bundesnachrichtendienst is the sole foreign intelligence service of the Federal Republic of Germany. As such it reports directly to the Federal … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Germany : Constitutional Complaint Lodged Against BND Law

“The law allows the foreign intelligence agency to spy on journalists abroad almost without restrictions and to share the information with other secret services. This is an unacceptable restriction of press freedom, which is why we are supporting the affected … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — MI6 Alex Younger & BND Bruno Kahl : “Russian Hackers Will Target European 2017 Elections”

“We have evidence that cyber-attacks are taking place that have no purpose other than to elicit political uncertainty.” Bruno Kahl  — BND Head (December 2016) December 11 2016 — Bruno Kahl, president of the Bundesnachrichtendienst, has warned that next year’s … Continue reading

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Germany — The BND Operational Structure [2018]

“ 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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Two Years Ago — Germany Constitutional Court Rejects Disclosure of NSA Spy Targets

“The Constitutional Court’s ruling is a blow for any clarification on the activities of the BND and the NSA and for the entire parliamentary monitoring of secret services.” Anna Biselli — Digital research organization Netzpolitik November 24 2016 — Last … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — What hides behind German 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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One Year Ago — 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] October 9 2017 — In recent years, many European leaders have floated the idea of … Continue reading

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Two Years 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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