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Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« on: October 23, 2013, 02:34:31 PM »
http://thehill.com/blogs/global-affairs/europe/330175-obama-assures-merkel-us-not-monitoring-her-calls


Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
By Justin Sink - 10/23/13 02:11 PM ET

President Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the United States “is not monitoring and will not monitor” her phone calls, the White House said Wednesday.

The reassurance was offered in a phone call between the two leaders on Wednesday in which Merkel told Obama that the monitoring of her phone would be unacceptable.

A spokesman for Merkel earlier on Wednesday said the German government “has received information that the chancellor's cell phone may be monitored by American intelligence.”

Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert in a statement obtained by the Associated Press said Merkel told Obama that “she views such practices, if the indications are confirmed ... as completely unacceptable.” Carney looked to downplay the potential rift, saying Obama offered assurances that the U.S. is not monitoring her calls.

He added that the U.S. government was “reviewing the way we gather intelligence to ensure the balance the security concerns.. with privacy concerns.”

But he sidestepped a question about whether the chancellor's cell phone conversations may have been inadvertently swept or monitored as part of the agency's regular top-secret surveillance programs. He said the two leaders agreed to “intensify further cooperation” on intelligence matters.

Merkel is just the latest U.S. ally to express worry about the NSA’s monitoring of phones.

Brazil’s president put off a state visit to the U.S. after reports of U.S. spying, and France’s government condemned NSA surveillance earlier this week.




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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 02:53:50 PM »
Chancellor Merkel in response to Obama:

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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 03:13:01 PM »
President Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the United States “is not monitoring and will not monitor” her phone calls, the White House said Wednesday.

Which translates to:  "We're monitoring the $hit out of your calls."   :tongue2:

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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 03:50:07 PM »
If you were Merkel, would you believe him?

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NSA spied on France's foreign ministry, diplomats

http://www.france24.com/en/20130901-usa-nsa-spied-france-foreign-ministry-diplomats-snowden

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Fresh Leak on US Spying: NSA Accessed Mexican President's Email

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/nsa-hacked-email-account-of-mexican-president-a-928817.html
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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 04:00:49 PM »
President Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the United States “is not monitoring and will not monitor” her phone calls, the White House said Wednesday.

He just left out the phrase "... at this particular moment in time."


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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 04:02:16 PM »
She probably knows he was lying like he does to the American people.
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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2013, 04:25:05 PM »
She probably knows he was lying like he does to the American people.
I'm sure she's all too aware that everything from BHO is a lie.
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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2013, 04:26:31 PM »
I'm sure she's all too aware that everything from BHO is a lie.

The only people that don't are U.S. liberals.

How stupid is that?


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Re: Obama to Germany's Merkel: US not monitoring your phone
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2013, 07:41:07 PM »
He just left out the phrase "... at this particular moment in time."

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