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After a year scarred by the revelations of mass U.S. spying on Germans, the Americans had hoped to toast U.S.-German friendship with rock music, ribs, burgers and beer on this year’s Independence Day. But that morning news had broken that Germany’s Federal Prosecutor had arrested Markus R., a 31-year old employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, on suspicion of spying for the Americans. According to both U.S. and German officials, Markus R. was a “walk-in agent” – someone who presents himself on his own to a foreign spy service and dangles an offer of secrets. The Germans say the CIA should never have accepted.

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