Denmark reportedly helped NSA spy on Merkel, EU officials

Denmark’s secret services helped the U.S. National Security Agency spy on European officials, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, under the Barack Obama administration, according to reports by multiple European news outlets.

Reports of the NSA spying on U.S. allies first came to light in 2013 through disclosures by whistleblower Edward Snowden, but the new investigation published Sunday details alleged support from the Defense Intelligence Service (FE) in Denmark, Germany’s northern neighbor.

Citing multiple unnamed sources, Danish public broadcaster DR and other news organizations in Germany, France, Norway and Sweden reported that a confidential Danish intelligence analysis reviewed the NSA’s relationship with FE from 2012 to 2014. This so-called Dunhammer

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