It was a second double agent uncovered confirming revelations of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about widespread U.S. surveillance in Germany. There is an ongoing investigation by the chief federal prosecutor about the activities of US intelligence services in Germany. A parliamentary committee is working on the same problem. There is frustration on German officials. Finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble German expressed it saying that recruiting German officials is creating political tension. The chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that spying on allies is a “waste of energy.” For the instant, the Federal Government in Germany affirmed it wants to cooperate closely and trustfully with western partners, in particular with the USA, expecting mutual trust and openness.