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U.S. threatened with investigations and sanctions over secret surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration faced a breakdown in confidence Sunday from key foreign allies who threatened investigations and sanctions against the U.S. over secret surveillance programs that reportedly installed covert listening devices in European Union offices.

U.S. intelligence officials said they will directly discuss with EU officials the new allegations, reported in Sunday's editions of the German news weekly Der Spiegel. But the former head of the CIA and National Security Agency urged the White House to make the spy programs more transparent to calm public fears about the American government's snooping.


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Maybe Europe will FINALLY do the right thing and...

arrest Bush, Cheney or Rumsfeld the next time one of them comes for a visit.

This is all B.S.

The Europeon's are covering their asses...they know everything because they are part of it. What a charade.

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Not to mention...

they still need Ben to bail out their banks.

Undo what Wilson did

There's nothing more

There's nothing more threatening to the world than a NAZI regime on steroids. The US has gone way past Hitler with the surveillance spying operations. I'm actually ashamed of my country at this point. We better do a 180 on these data collection operations pretty soon.