Blind Spot German Politicians Grapple with Tracking Extremists

Following the attempted mass murder at a synagogue in Halle, political parties in Germany are debating what action can be taken to prevent radicalization on the internet. Some politicians say surveillance is the answer. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Halle perpetrator Stephan Balliet (center) as he is delivered to Germany's prosecutor general

Halle perpetrator Stephan Balliet (center) as he is delivered to Germany's prosecutor general

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