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Germany Demands Top U.S. Intelligence Officer Be Expelled
NYT ^ | 10 Jul 2014 | ALISON SMALE and MELISSA EDDY

Posted on 07/10/2014 12:28:28 PM PDT by shove_it

BERLIN — Germany’s relations with the United States plunged to a low point Thursday, with the government demanding the expulsion of the chief American intelligence official stationed here because, it said, Washington has refused to cooperate with German inquiries into United States intelligence activities.

“The representative of the U.S. intelligence services at the United States Embassy has been asked to leave Germany,” a government spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said in a statement.

German officials have been frustrated in their efforts to receive clarification from Washington since last summer, when it was reported that the National Security Agency had been monitoring the digital communications of millions of Germans. The government tamped down that uproar, but fury flared anew when it was revealed last fall that the N.S.A. had been monitoring Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone...

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cia; germany; spies; usspies
Sounds like SOP from The Regime.
1 posted on 07/10/2014 12:28:28 PM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Someone needs to tell Hitler every nation spies. All intelligence organizations do not like to be surprised. Deal with it.


2 posted on 07/10/2014 12:39:21 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: shove_it

“Smart diplomacy”. Every single nation in the world hates or has contempt for us.


3 posted on 07/10/2014 12:53:35 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocquevillea)
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To: shove_it
Germany's secret Messi plan
4 posted on 07/10/2014 1:03:22 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Germany 7 Brazil 1)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Ve haff vays to deal mit diss.


5 posted on 07/10/2014 1:10:29 PM PDT by shove_it (My real nickname is Otter)
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To: Salvavida

Obama is busy spying on law abiding citizens, and obsessed with allies such as Merkel, while al Qaeda is spreading its’ tentacles throughout the Americas and he doesn’t say a word.


6 posted on 07/10/2014 3:32:17 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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