The Berliner Morganpost....a usually reliable German newspaper.....put out a piece that had an interview with the top German intelligence chief.....Bern Palenda. He basically says that Germany has underestimated the threat of left-wing extremism.....that they might actually be reaching a point of targeting and killing German citizens.
Palenda also says the G-20 riot sequence in Hamburg.....had roughly eight or more months of planning built into it. A shocker? To say that it had planning built into the four days of the Summit might surprise a majority of Germans.
What happens now? More or less nothing, until after the September election. A lot will depend on who makes up the new coalition government. If it is the CDU/CSU and FDP.....I would imagine that some heavy changes will be implemented and you might see a few individuals picked up and charged....with the folks funding the left-wing extremism being sought. If it's the CDU/CSU and SPD? More or less nothing will change.
The threat of the left-wing? It would be measured out on a priority list. Most Germans believe that Jihad and Islmaic extremism is the bigger of worries right now. This Reichsburger threat might be on the list but a lot of Germans don't buy into the numbers that the government talks about. The neo-Nazi extremism? It might be an issue.....but again....the general public isn't exactly demanding radical police enforcement.
Why make the statement to the Morganpost? That might be another question I have....but I would imagine there is some political agenda being played out by the CDU.