Politics & Policy|Society|Foreign Affairs
Martin Shabu|22.05.2012

Czech spy service faces budget cut – or liquidation?

The draft budget proposed by the Ministry of Finance envisions reducing allocations to the state intelligence service (BIS) by Kč 250 million over the next two years — a drastic reduction that former interior minister MP František Bublan (Social Democrats, ČSSD) warns could lead to the spy service’s liquidation.