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Luxembourg has just 80 or so staff in its intelligence service (Photo: laurentlux)

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Is Luxembourg the weak link in EU and Nato security?

Nato's tiny ally, Luxembourg, stands accused of years-long security failures, as the West continues an unprecedented crackdown on Russian espionage in Europe.

It wouldn't be the first time if the Grand Duchy looked like a weak link in EU and Nato intelligence-sharing.

In a case that made international headlines at the end of the Cold War, Luxembourg's ambassador to Nato, Guy De Muyser, was stripped of his security clearance when America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was in...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Luxembourg has just 80 or so staff in its intelligence service (Photo: laurentlux)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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