Skip to comments.Berlin axes Cold War-era spying accords with US
Posted on 08/04/2013 5:19:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Germany has canceled surveillance accords dating from the late 1960s with the United States and Britain in the wake of revelations about vast US online spying.
Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Friday the move was necessary and proper amid the debate on data privacy protection sparked by the snooping scandal which also ignited uproar in Germany.
Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue with US President Barack Obama on his June visit and has come under pressure in the run-up to September elections over Germanys knowledge of it.
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The Obama Regime is continuously destroying our relationships with allies, even those long-standing relationships with allies such as Germany and the UK.
Is America’s image recoverable?
About 15 minutes after the next president takes office.
Obama is sure uniting the world -— ...against the US
Job well done - Comrade!
I don't think so. Our "allies" have now learned that America is only as trustworthy as the whims of its benighted electorate. Even if our next administration should inspire more trust, they will not forget how quickly they can be betrayed in another four or eight years.
I think the damage to American credibility is permanent.
Looks like Obama has hit the “reset button” with Germany now too.
This administration makes Carter’s foreign policy look inspired.
When the nation that spent the last 60 years kissing everyone’s rears says “screw off”, then it is especially bad.
When your friends no longer trust you and your enemies no longer fear you, but mock and laugh at you you foreign policy ranks right down there with Kenya’s.
Have you noticed that the electorate has changed dramatically in recent years? For whatever reason, folks escape 3rd World hellholes, come here, are granted citizenship, then vote for the candidate most likely to remake the USA into a carbon copy of the hellhole they left. Go figure.
peregruska- perezegruzka... what difference does it make?