BfV may get caught up in CDU-CSU political maelstrom
Tensions inside the German government may soon have an impact on the country's internal intelligence. The standoff between Angela Merkel's [...]
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.