The German foreign intelligence agency (BND)

Publicly addressing a clandestine history

Authored by: Bodo V. Hechelhammer

The Routledge International Handbook of Universities, Security and Intelligence Studies

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  October  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138572416
eBook ISBN: 9780203702086
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The BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst) is the foreign intelligence service of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is one of three German intelligence services, which includes the Domestic Intelligence Service of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz BfV), and the Military Counterintelligence Service (Militärischen Abschirmdienst, MAD).

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