Intelligence Shake-Up Official Fired Over Failed Neo-Nazi Investigation

The first head has rolled at Germany's domestic intelligence agency in response to its failure to track down an allegedly murderous neo-Nazi terrorist cell for over a decade. The departmental head in charge of right-wing extremism has been replaced by an expert on combating Islamist terrorists.
The neo-Nazi trio Beate Zschäpe ((L), Uwe Böhnhardt (C) and Uwe Mundlos eluded German authorities for over a decade.

The neo-Nazi trio Beate Zschäpe ((L), Uwe Böhnhardt (C) and Uwe Mundlos eluded German authorities for over a decade.

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