Germany/NSA – January 2014

  • Philipp Missfelder
    January 30, 2014  

    In 2008, huge crowds showed up in Berlin to get a glimpse of then-senator Barack Obama during his first presidential campaign. But six years later, German enthusiasm has waned, largely because of evidence that the NSA has spied on German citizens and leaders. Margaret Warner talks to German politician Philipp Missfelder about the impact of U.S. spy programs on transatlantic relations. Continue reading

  • germany
    January 29, 2014  

    In an address to parliament Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against U.S. and UK surveillance of its global allies. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports on how a history of repressive politics and intrusive intelligence has made the German people particularly sensitive to issues of privacy. Continue reading