Unwanted Guests German Foundations In Crosshairs Abroad

The foundations affiliated with Germany's major political parties are playing an important role in the upheavals in the Middle East, attracting the attention of the region's rulers -- and making them the targets of harassment. The organizations' troubles are by no means limited to Egypt, where the offices of one German organization were recently searched.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Konrad Adenauer Foundation Cairo office chief Andreas Jacobs spent hours being questioned by an investigative judge.

Konrad Adenauer Foundation Cairo office chief Andreas Jacobs spent hours being questioned by an investigative judge.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan