American spies in Germany: The end of trust

US intelligence agencies are completely out of control, writes Gwynne Dyer.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper during her visit to Parliament Hill in August 2012.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/23/2014 12:00 am EDT

The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this: if Americans are, on average, no stupider than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so stupid?

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