German Double Agent Stole Names of 3,500 Spies World-Wide

  Wednesday, 14 January 2015 Investigators have found a list reportedly compiled by a BND agent accused of working for the US, containing the names and aliases of 3,500 German intelligences employees, Bild newspaper reports. The 32-year-old, identified as Markus R., an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency (BND), was arrested by the country’s federal…

Germany to CIA Chief: Get Out!

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Germany has asked the CIA station chief in the country to leave the country at once, an unusual move that is a very public expression of anger over repeated cases of U.S. spying in the country. “The representative of the U.S. intelligence services at the Embassy of the United States of…

Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom: ‘It’s a huge scandal’

According to German media, an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States. Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom tells DW why this case is outrageous.   Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom: ‘It’s a huge scandal’ | Germany | DW.DE | 05.07.2014   Erich Schmidt-Eenboom (photo: imago/Müller-Stauffenberg)   DW: A 31-year-old…

Nazi Veterans Created Illegal Army

By Klaus Wiegrefe Newly discovered documents show that in the years after World War II, former members of the Nazi Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS formed a secret army to protect the country from the Soviets. The illegal project could have sparked a major scandal at the time. For nearly six decades, the 321-page file lay unnoticed…

NSA spied on 122 World Leaders

Sunday 30 March 2014 Secret documents newly disclosed by the German newspaper Der Spiegel on Saturday shed more light on how aggressively the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have targeted Germany for surveillance. A series of classified files from the archive provided to reporters by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, also seen by The…

Germans mock new Italian PM – the new Mr Bean?

  Friday, 28 February 2014 German newspapers mocked the new Italian PM Matteo Renzi(39) for having women for half of his cabinet Ministers, which is somewhat bizarre since Germany for the past 8 years is ruled by a woman Angela Merkel!? As if this wasn’t strange enough, German newspapers went perhaps a bit too far…

Eurozone banks face £42bn ‘capital black hole’

– “I expect more bad news coming out of Germany. The strongest German Panzer was unbeatable, but there is only one problem – they have one of the worst  banking systems in the world Government adviser Davide Serra says this year’s stress tests by European   authorities are likely to find fresh problems in the eurozone banks. The…

How Peace Kept WWI Alive

EEV: Excellent article on the coming storm, if things stay their course. The Thirty Years’ War By Jan Fleischhauer On two separate occasions, in 1918 and 1945, the world had to decide what to do with Germany. The second time around, world leaders almost made the same mistakes that failed to keep the Germans down after…

Italy is wasting away month by month

– its debt ratio ratcheting up towards 140pc of GDP – and all because the country’s ruling elite cannot shake off its slavish assumption that a return to monetary self-rule is impossible By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Economics Last updated: January 31st, 2014 Today’s headline from Italy is that unemployment has at last begun to fall, dropping…

Welfare debate stokes Germany-EU tensions

“The German social welfare system is not a self-service convenience store for all the Europeans that come to our country,” Does the German social welfare system contravene European law? The EU seems to think so. It has made a statement regarding the rights of migrants that has caused quite a stir in Germany. Christian Social…

Austria to conduct search for secret Nazi nuclear weapon laboratory hidden underneath concentration camp complex

Readings at site of Gusen camp near St  Georgen show elevated levels of uranium – indications of  subterranean implosions seven decades ago 15 miles of tunnels lie under Gusen, a sub-camp of Mauthausen  where tens of thousands of people were murdered  Hunt to find evidence  of atomic research after documentary by Andreas Sulzer unnerved  locals  By…