Author Topic: White House Had Advance Notice on Heathrow Detention [Now, it's personal!]  (Read 771 times)

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That's all the Brits needed to hear - nothing, no objection to the planned detention.

Obama consented to, approved of, and ratified this detention, notwithstanding that he, or whomever answered the phone, didn't actually say "yes."

Woah there, my friend. That is insulting.

You forgetting Snowden/Grunwald also blew the lid off our far more extensive spying program? That caused annoyance with our PTB. No need for Obama's permission.
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Woah there, my friend. That is insulting.

You forgetting Snowden/Grunwald also blew the lid off our far more extensive spying program? That caused annoyance with our PTB. No need for Obama's permission.

With all due respect to the UK, I don't think the UK are the US' lackies or lapdogs; however, if - I stress if - there was coordination between the US and the UK - the UK being the only party in position to act - then the UK would not have needed some sort of affirmative agreement with the US to conclude that there was, in fact, agreement.

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With all due respect to the UK, I don't think the UK are the US' lackies or lapdogs; however, if - I stress if - there was coordination between the US and the UK - the UK being the only party in position to act - then the UK would not have needed some sort of affirmative agreement with the US to conclude that there was, in fact, agreement.

Fair enough. I read your comment when I had just woken.  :beer:
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