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Frigate loss didn’t hurt Navy chief

He led Norway's naval defense when naval officers on board one of the country's five frigates collided with a tanker in 2018 and later...

PST criticizes counterpart’s data storage request

Norway's state intelligence gathering agency PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjenesten) isn't supporting a request from its military and overseas counterpart E-tjenesten, that the latter be allowed...

Norwegian officials following Swedes’ IT scandal closely

Norwegian security experts and government officials are concerned about a severe breach of computer security in Sweden that made it possible to spread sensitive, confidential information. Norway and...

Monitoring complaints rise

Complaints about alleged illegal monitoring by Norwegian intelligence services doubled from 21 in 2001 to more than 40 in 2013. The focus has increasingly...

Military sends out terrorism warning

Norway's military intelligence unit known as E-tjenesten confirmed Sunday that it had sent out a warning of a possible terrorist attack to Norwegian government...

New criticism and changes for PST

Norway's police intelligence unit PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste) was the target on Monday of new, sharp criticism from a government-appointed commission set up to evaluate...

PST boss hangs on to her job

Janne Kristiansen, head of Norway's police intelligence unit PST, faced her critics on Friday and claimed she had no intention of resigning. She apologized,...

Politicians want to open Stasi archive

Some high-profile politicians from the Labour Party and Socialist Left (SV), both of which are members of Norway's left-center government coalition, want to open...

New criticism of terror response

As Norway's initial mourning period comes to a close, Norwegian media have begun criticizing various police agencies for their response to the Oslo bombing...

Spying hits post-Cold War high

Norway's intelligence-gathering activity is higher than it's ever been since the end of the Cold War, with its number of assignments increasing five-fold in...

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