Category: Germany

German Raid

Germany Arrests 25 People Suspected of Plotting to Overthrow ‘Deep State’ Government 

In early-morning raids carried out across the country, some 3,000 police and Special Forces officers detained people believed to be members and supporters of the group, which prosecutors said had been formed in the past year and was operating on the conviction that “Germany is currently ruled by members of a so-called deep state” that...


Deutschlands Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)

Einleitung Deutschlands Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) informiert den deutschen Kanzler über Politik- und politische Entscheidungen bezüglich Außenpolitik und nationaler Sicherheit. Deutschlands unglückliche Erfahrung mit dem Nationalsozialismus der Nazis und Kommunismus von Ostdeutschland waren Grund für die Annahme strenger Datenschutzgesetze, weswegen der BND unter mehr Restriktionen arbeiten muss, als zahlreiche andere Geheimdienste. Ursprünge Der 1956 gegründete BND war...

Dmitry Badin

Who Is Dmitry Badin, the GRU Hacker Indicted By Germany For Hacking the Bundestag? 

From Bellingcat, a deep dive on a GRU hacker, involved in multiple hacking operations. The story underscores and illuminates the fact the GRU is involved in operations against the German parliament, the Bundestag, as well as international organizations such as The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the World Anti-Doping Agency. It is...

John Ratcliffe

Trump’s ODNI Shell Game: Keep a Loyalist in Top Intelligence Position

President Trump’s campaign to gain control of the U.S. intelligence community took a new old turn over the weekend. Trump nominated Texas congressman John Ratcliffe to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Last month, he named Richard Grenell, currently U.S. ambassador to Germany as acting DNI. Neither man has any intelligence experience. Grenell isolated...

NSA branding

The CIA Used a Swiss Company to Spy on Countries for Decades–Or Was It NSA?

The company, Crypto AG, which sold encryption machines to countries around the world market, was secretly owned by the CIA in a highly classified partnership with West Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BN).. The two spy agencies rigged the company’s devices so they could easily break the codes that countries used to send encrypted messages. The...

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