Germans Ask How Agents Helped U.S.
Members of the German Parliament deliberated Friday over whether to mount an official investigation into a series of recent allegations that the intelligence service gave military information to the United States during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. But even as members of a parliamentary committee debated whether to proceed with an investigation, several senior government and intelligence officials cast doubts on the allegations. Testifying before Parliament on Friday, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who cut short a visit to the Middle East this week because of a mounting storm over the allegations, said German agents had done nothing wrong. Full Story