German prosecutors are looking into another spying case. Reports say authorities searched the office and home of a man who allegedly passed information to US intelligence.
The top US spy in Germany has departed the country. Authorities in Berlin had requested he leave amid a mounting controversy over American spying operations inside Germany.
Events in Ukraine and the falling-out with Germany underscore why the Obama administration’s pivot to Asia was a bad idea, William Drozdiak, president of the American Council on Germany tells DW.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is doubtful the US will stop spying on Germany. On Friday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest appeared to indicate that the US was annoyed by Germany's response to the espionage row.
The US-German relationship is on the rocks. All the signs are there: prying, distrust, even sarcasm in some of the public comment. DW's Richard Walker imagines a conversation between the two - behind closed doors.
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