German Intel Clears Russia on Interference

Ray McGovern | 15 Feb 2017 Mainstream U.S. media only wants stories of Russian perfidy, so when German intelligence cleared Moscow of suspected subversion of German democracy, the silence was deafening, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern After a multi-month, politically charged investigation, German intelligence agencies could find no good evidence of Moscow-directed cyber-attacks or a…

Germany’s Foreign Intelligence Service (BND) to Become Branch of America’s CIA?

Eric Zuesse | 8 June 2016 According to a news report in the June 7th German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), headlined “Merkel entmachtet BND: USA kontrollieren Spionage in Deutschland” or “Merkel Ousts BND: US to Control German Espionage,” a new law will soon be passed in the German parliament and be approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel, which…

Angela Merkel Under Pressure: EU Countries Resisting Extension of Economic Sanctions against Russia

Eric Zuesse | 14 Dec 2015 The following text is a translation by Eric Zuesse of an article in deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de The EU is in the surprising situation of needing to deal, at its upcoming summit meeting at the end of this week, with the question of whether to extend sanctions against Russia. It had been expected…

Is Merkel a CIA Asset?

Sputnik | 30 April 2015 The claims that Merkel’s government knew about German state intelligence spying on behalf of the Americans against the country’s own industrial interests raise disturbing questions about the i ntegrity of German government leaders. The apparent betrayal of German national interests by Chancellor Angela Merkel is not only evident over the…