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NSA Scandal Warning: Are US Facilities in Germany at Greater Risk?
Der Spiegel ^ | November 11, 2013 01:44 PM

Posted on 11/11/2013 12:20:33 PM PST by Olog-hai

Following recent revelations about NSA spying, Spiegel has learned that Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution recently issued a security warning to authorities in the country’s 16 states.

The domestic intelligence agency warned in an Oct. 30 letter that “an emotional response from certain segments of the population cannot be ruled out” and recommended that “security measures aimed at protecting US facilities in Germany should be increased.” The agency said the background behind the “potential threat” was ongoing discussions about the “collection of Germans’ data by the United States.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: espionage; nsa; nsagermany; nsascandals; nsaspying; rammsteinafb; sabotage

1 posted on 11/11/2013 12:20:33 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Oh oh, perhaps the Krauts will resurrect the word “Amis” (pronounced “Ahmmies”.) That’s what they called us when we called them Krauts.


2 posted on 11/11/2013 12:24:16 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Olog-hai

That’s one way to get us out of NATO.


3 posted on 11/11/2013 12:26:21 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Olog-hai

I hate it when the subjects get uppity. How dare they?


4 posted on 11/11/2013 12:29:23 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: Olog-hai

“an emotional response from certain segments of the population...’

What a weasely turn of phrase!


5 posted on 11/11/2013 12:29:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Take note of how the press is doing this.


6 posted on 11/11/2013 12:32:42 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

The Krauts were calling us Amis the last time I was over there in the mid-80’s—but the term wasn’t necessarily pejorative.


7 posted on 11/11/2013 12:45:42 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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