WEST GERMANY: Spy Hysteria

West Germans were stunned when Willy Brandt resigned as Chancellor last month after his longtime aide Gunter Guillaume had been arrested on charges of being an East German spy. They were startled again when Günther Nollau, head of Bonn's principal internal security agency, the BfV, conceded in a television interview that other spies of "Guillaume's caliber" were probably operating at the highest levels of govern ment. Now the country is reeling from a third shock: allegations that Nollau himself has been an East German spy.

Bonn's latest espionage flap began when Capital,...