From Der Spiegel in Germany:
OUTRAGE OVER SURVEILLANCE OPERATION
Germany Spied on Aid Organization in Afghanistan
Germany’s foreign intelligence agency has said it spied on the office of a German food aid organization in Afghanistan to glean information on the country’s security situation and on possible terror attacks. The agency is threatening legal action and has called for a government inquiry.
Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), spent years spying on an office of a German aid organization in Afghanistan. The BND has informed the group, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe or German Agro Action, that it monitored the e-mail traffic of Afghanistan NGO Safety Office (ANSO), an agency run by Welthungerhilfe, between October 2005 and April 2008. …
Insurgent attacks on NATO trucks highlight US military crisis in Afghanistan: here.
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