Skip to comments.German state leaders rip into Berlin's plan to centralize security powers
Posted on 01/04/2017 2:17:31 PM PST by Olog-hai
After the German Interior Minister put forth a bold plan on Tuesday to centralize the countrys security apparatus, conservative leaders at the state level have hit back.
Bavarian Minister-President Horst Seehofer on Wednesday categorically rejected Interior Minister Thomas de Maizières plan to increase federal powers in domestic security.
Germanys domestic intelligence services are currently decentralized, divided between the federal government and the 16 individual state governments. But de Maizière wants to move the states powers to Berlin under the federal BfV intelligence service. [ ]
Hesse interior minister Peter Beuth, CDU, called the reform plans nonsense and said such swift moves could undermine the confidence of the citizens in the state.
It would also call into question the entire federal security architecture, Beuth said.
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It’s almost as if Merkel opened the door to the Muslim invaders just in order to justify establishing a police state.
Well, not just almost. And it’s other countries besides. There are plans already in place for a EU-wide police state.
Seehofer is a serious states rights guy. He is is beloved by his fellow Bavarians. He rejected the siren call of Berlin despite many offers.
strictly speaking he is an ally of Merkel, but ...
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