Media Report Berlin Denies Military Knew About Prism

A media report on Wednesday alleged that a NATO document proves the German military knew about the NSA's Prism surveillance program in 2011. But both Berlin and the country's foreign intelligence agency deny the account, saying there was a NATO program with the same name in Afghanistan.
Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière with General Major Markus Kneip in Afghanistan.

Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière with General Major Markus Kneip in Afghanistan.

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