NSA Blowback Counterespionage Pushed to Step Up

Amid the continuing NSA scandal, the German intelligence community is being pushed to do more to counter US spying. But with limited resources and a complex bureaucracy, that may not be easy.
The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution faces growing pressure to step up its counterespionage measures.

The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution faces growing pressure to step up its counterespionage measures.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein