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Germany’s Intelligence Agents Engaged in Afghan Ministry Espionage

Germany's Foreign Intelligence Service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), is upset following the discovery of its agents gaining unauthorized access to the official e-mails of Amin Farhang, Commerce Minister of Afghanistan and Susanne Koelbl, correspondent of SPIEGEL, a major weekly political journal in Germany. The incident occurred recently in the third week of April 2008.

As accords to SPIEGEL, it has now discovered that the spying activities by the BND on Afghanistan were much extensively carried out than what was earlier thought. Along with being inquisitive about the e-mail exchanges between Koelbl and Farhang, the BND had also been spying on the computer network of Afghanistan's Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

According to reports, BND's surveillance specialists h...

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