Intelligence services criticized for poorly targeted interceptions
The Netherlands' independent intelligence committee, the Commissie van Toezicht op de Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdiensten (CTIVD), flagged up irregularities in interceptions [...]
The BfV, Germany’s internal intelligence service used to have low profile but this has changed in recent times as the country grapples with major new challenges. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open border migration policy and the rise in extremism have combined to test the BfV as well as exposing it to damaging politicisation. Intelligence Online has been keeping close track of the situation as it unfolds under the concerned gaze of Germany’s allies.