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NSA leaks: UK blocks crucial espionage talks between US and Europe

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First talks to soothe transatlantic tensions to be restricted to data privacy and Prism programme after Britain and Sweden's veto Britain has blocked the first crucial talks on intelligence and espionage between European officials and their American counterparts since the

European firms ‘could quit US internet providers over NSA scandal’

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European commission vice-president says American cloud services providers could suffer loss of business. European businesses are likely to abandon the services of American internet providers because of the National Security Agency surveillance scandal, the European commission has warned. Neelie Kroes,

Turkish Cabinet to Discuss Syrian Attack Against Jet

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Turkey's cabinet is to meet Monday to discuss the downing of a Turkish military jet by Syria last week – an act Ankara says happened, without warning, in international airspace. The meeting comes a day before NATO ambassadors are scheduled

Cracking a Vietnam War Mystery

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New Book Uses Long-Hidden Communist Sources to Explore a Potential Missed Opportunity for Peace in 1966. The inside story of these murky diplomatic machinations, as well as other revelations concerning the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Sino-Soviet split, and

Mossad chief: A nuclear Iran isn’t necessarily an existential threat

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Tamir Pardo says Israel using various means to foil Iran's nuclear program, but if Iran actually obtained nuclear weapons, it would not mean destruction of Israel. A nuclear-armed Iran wouldn't necessarily constitute a threat to Israel's continued existence, Mossad chief