Editorial Excerpt | Not surprising, just disastrous

Spying isn’t something only the Americans do. Still, revelations that the US may have – and probably did – eavesdrop on Angela Merkel’s mobile phone go over the line. […]

It is not a surprise that the US could do it, and it’s not really a surprise that they might actually have done it, but the fact that it was revealed could wind up being nothing short of disastrous for trans-Atlantic relations. 


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