The World From Berlin 'Western Germany Wants Stasi's Influence to Remain Hidden'

Is Germany doing enough to figure out how much the Stasi, East Germany's secret police, influenced West Germany? Or would it prefer to not open old wounds? The discovery that the policeman who unwittingly helped triggered the 1968 student protest movement was a Stasi spy has unleashed a heated historical debate.
-- David Crossland, 12:30 CET