MUSA KUSA AND THE PRICE OF
AND THE SNOWDEN AFFAIR
There are a number of countries that are responsible for the wiretapping of friendly States. In the underworld of interceptions there is an agreement between five countries: the United States, Great Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. All the information collected through bugging are shared among these countries.Clearly, whatever happens in Europe is of interest mainly to the US and the UK...
CIA, GERMANY AND THE DUTIES OF A STATION CHIEF
The crisis between Germany and the United States, sparked by the discovery of CIA informants within the German BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst, the Federal Intelligence service) and within their Ministry of Defense, brings to our attention once again the ethical problem of whether it is legitimate for a “friendly” intelligence service to seek news and sources within the institutions of an allied nation. In this particular case, both countries are part of NATO and therefore share information, political initiatives, military instruments and whatever else is needed in the fight against common enemies...