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Frenemies: Spying on Allies Fits
Obama´s Standoffish Profile

Der Spiegel (Germany), by Gregor Peter Schmitz

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Posted By:ketchuplover, 10/28/2013 2:08:35 AM

US President Barack Obama was scheduled to visit the Church of Our Lady cathedral in Dresden during a June 2009 whistle-stop visit to Germany. (Snip) On this day, at the latest, it must have dawned on diplomats that this US president was different from his predecessors. He was someone who did not attach value to diplomatic niceties nor to the sensitivities of his close friends, which he already had proven as a presidential candidate. At that time he put Chancellor Merkel in an awkward position by wanting to make a campaign speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate. This site

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When you are the one the world has been waiting for... you don´t need them; they need you.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/28/2013 5:00:49 AM     (No. 9585453)

Hypocritical Germans.
They spy on other countries.
Every government does, if it´s to protect its own people.

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