Alleged CIA Spy in Germany May Have Worked for Russia All Along: "...the BND official might have been spying for Russia from the very beginning... meaning he could have been told he was working for an American agency by people actually working for Russian intelligence."
Alleged CIA Spy in Germany May Have Worked for Russia All Along : By Anna Dolgov Jul. 11 2014 09:59 Last edited 09:59 Francois Lenoir / Reuters Edward Snowden revealed the NSA had been tapping Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone. Germany has expelled the U.S.' CIA station chief in the country, in a dramatic turn of events set into motion after a low-level German intelligence official was caught offering his spying services to Russia. Cooperation between Germany and the U.S. requires "mutual trust and openness," German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement Thursday. "The federal government is ready to continue this and expects the same from its closest partners." Germany was first unsettled by U.S. spying practices after documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed the NSA had been tapping Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone and conducting surveillance inside Germany.