Bloggers Publish Classified Intelligence Report on Germany’s AfD Party

A German intelligence service report on the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has been posted online in in German on the independent news outlet netzpolitik.org. The report explains that statements of AfD party leaders “make it clear that their thinking is based on an ethnic-biological or ethnic-cultural understanding” of what constitutes the people of Germany. The […]

Far Right Parties in Germany and France Immediately Critical of New Treaty

The Guardian reports that far right parties in Germany and France are already criticizing the Treaty of Aachen: Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s National Rally party, accused Macron of “an act that borders on treason”, while Alexander Gauland, of Germany’s Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) said Paris and Berlin were trying to create a […]

German Intelligence Sees Far Right as Threat to Democracy

Katrin Bennhold reporting for The New York Times: Germany’s domestic intelligence agency took a first step . . . toward placing the far-right Alternative for Germany party under surveillance as a threat to the country’s democracy, announcing that it would formally observe its youth wing, which it called “extremist.” It was the first time in […]