July 10, 2014

Germany Asks CIA Official to Leave Country

Matthias Gebauer, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

In what amounts to a diplomatic earthquake, Berlin has asked the country's top CIA official to leave Germany. The measures comes in response to the second allegation in a week of a German government employee spying for the US.

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