Minister De Maiziere Visits Military Counter-Intelligence Service


German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere , and Ulrich Birkenheier,... News PhotoCoat Of Arms,Cologne,Germany,Government Minister,Horizontal,Insignia,Logo,Military,Politician,Politics,President,Secretary Of State,Symbol,Thomas de Maiziere,VisitPhotographer Collection: Ulrich Baumgarten 2013 Ulrich BaumgartenCOLOGNE, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 06: German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere (left), and Ulrich Birkenheier, President of the MAD, at the ministers visit the German Military Counter-Intelligence Service (MAD) on February 6, 2013 in Cologne, Germany. Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere has rejected calls to shut down the Counter-Intelligence Agency despite fierce criticism from Ministers, following an investigation carried out by the Bundestag, for withholding information surrounding their recruitment of the NSU neo-Nazi terrorist Uwe Mundlos. (Photo by Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images)