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US Spying

The U.S. Has Been Spying On Israel For Over A Decade: Report

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.29.2016 | World

JERUSALEM, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The United States and Britain have monitored secret sorties and communications by Israel's air force in a hacking operat...

U.S. Lawmakers Reportedly Probing Spying Lapses In Russia

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.08.2015 | World

By Mark Hosenball, Phil Stewart and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Senior U.S. lawmakers have begun probing possible intelligence lapse...

Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for...

Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program

Marketwatch | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for...

New Twist In German Spy Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - A German defense official under investigation for alleged spying was in contact with a U.S. State...

Matt Sheehan

China Points Out U.S. Cyber-Spying Charges Are Only Slightly Ironic

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

Chinese netizens and state press reacted this week with ridicule, scorn and a good dose of disbelief to charges by U.S. Department of Justice official...

Friends Spying on Friends -- The View From Europe

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Allan Topol

At this point, we cannot undo the surveillance or what has been called cyber bullying. It is important, however, that American officials recognize the intensity of the European reaction, that it is serious, and that it is justified.

China Calls Out 'Nonsensical' U.S. Spying

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The United States country risks its own security by refusing to trust even its own friends and spying on its allies, Chin...

NSA: Europeans Did The Spying

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | World

By Tabassum Zakaria and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The political uproar over alleged U.S. eavesdropping on close Eu...

Wow, There Were A LOT Of Things Obama Didn't Know

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

It may seem weird to think that President Obama didn't know that the U.S. was listening in on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone for 10 years, bu...

German Advisers In D.C. To Discuss Spying

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | World

BERLIN, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Angela Merkel's top foreign affairs and intelligence advisers will quiz officials in Washington on Wednesday over the act...

What's Behind the Spying?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.21.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

The United States has been carrying out political and economic spying. Terrorism probably accounts for only a small portion of what the mighty NSA collection apparatus sweeps up. Why is this?

Brazilian President Cancels U.S. Trip Over NSA Spying Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

BRASILIA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has canceled a state visit to Washington in October over reports that the United St...

Brazil's Rousseff: Obama Took Responsibility For NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, angered by a recent report that the U.S. government spied on her communicatio...

Brazilian President Demands Apology For NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Furious about a report that the U.S. government spied on her private communications, Br...

Report: U.S. Spied On Presidents Of Brazil, Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

SAO PAULO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency spied on the communications of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico, a Brazilian news...

Brazil Demands Answers From U.S. Over Spying Allegations

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7 (Reuters) - Brazil will demand an explanation from the United States over report its citizens' electronic communications have...

Report: Brazil Target Of U.S. Spying

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency monitored the telephone and email activity of Brazilian companies and individua...

EU To U.S.: Explain This Spying Report

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

By Ben Deighton and Annika Breidthardt BRUSSELS/BERLIN, June 30 (Reuters) - The European Union has demanded that the United States exp...

EU Warns Obama Over PRISM Spy Program

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

The EU has written to the US attorney general demanding swift answers about a huge American Internet spy programme and warning of "grave adverse conse...

Internet Spying Brings Questions For U.S. Allies

Reuters | Andrew Osborn | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - Revelations of a huge, secret U.S. Internet spying programme have raised awkward questions for allies, forced to explain wh...

Cold War Spy Gear Put On Display In Ohio

Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Tariq Malik, SPACE.com First Published 01/30/2012 07:41 AM EST A trio of once-secret U.S. spy satellites built to look down o...

Drone Crash Unmasks U.S. Spying Effort In Iran

Posted 12.10.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, December 9 (Reuters / Tabassum Zakaria and Phil Stewart) - The crash of a CIA drone in Iran has brought into the open what U.S. intelligen...

US Embassy Spying In Norway?

The Telegraph | Published: 1:22PM GMT 04 Nov 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to the TV2 News channel, the US embassy had employed between 15 and 20 people, including former high-ranking Norwegian police officers, to m...

Can Sweden Be Believed On Wikileaks Rape Case?

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Weller

Now that it is known that the U.S. had advised Sweden of planned surveillance that Stockholm claimed was conducted without their knowledge, it raises more questions about the handling of the Wikileaks case.