Konrad Werner: Snowden-friendly Germany invests in mass surveillance

The German secret service this month leaked its mass surveillance plans to the press and no one was charged with treason. Netzpolitik did the same thing last year and caused a massive fuss. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: Who's really in charge?

We now know that the BND is just as uncontrolled and unaccountable as the NSA. And Angela Merkel's administration seems to have no idea what's going on. more

Nov 17, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Either Merkel is lying or the BND is out of control

The BND story is really complicated, but there's only one thing you need to know. more

May 6, 2015 2:30 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: Germany's big fat hypocrites on CIA torture

Both Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Justice Minister Heiko Maas expressed their outrage about CIA torture last month. But as a new Amnesty International report shows, they're big fat hypocrites. more

Jan 23, 2015 10:45 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: The trouble with being an appendix

Germans are pretending to be outraged about the CIA spying on their secret service. In fact, they're just a bit annoyed because they broke one of their many politeness rules. more

Jul 11, 2014 10:45 AM The Berlin Blog

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