NSA Scandal Merkel's Interior Minister Not Up to the Job

German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has been tasked with investigating the full scope of NSA spying activities in Germany. But his failure to make progress has cranked up the pressure on him and Chancellor Merkel to finally do something.
German Interior Minsiter Hans-Peter Friedrich went to Washington last week for NSA answers. He didn't get many.

German Interior Minsiter Hans-Peter Friedrich went to Washington last week for NSA answers. He didn't get many.

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Photo Gallery: Timeline of the NSA Spying Scandal

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan