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The Dutch “Surveillance Kings of Europe” Are About to Get Even Nosier

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AMSTERDAM — When the exiled American whistleblower Edward Snowden dubbed the Dutch “the Surveillance Kings of Europe” earlier this year, he attracted little attention outside The Netherlands. But he was talking about an issue with global implications, not least for

N.S.A. Head Says European Data Was Collected by Allies

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WASHINGTON — The head of the National Security Agency on Tuesday vigorously challenged recent reports that the United States had been gathering the phone records of millions of Europeans, saying that the records had in fact been turned over by

Spain warns US of breakdown in trust after new NSA revelations

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The Spanish government has warned of a potential breakdown of trust with the US following reports that the National Security Agency monitored more than 60m phone calls in Spain in the space of one month. As the White House struggled

Report claims NSA monitored 60 million phone calls in Spain

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The National Security Agency monitored 60 million phone calls made in Spain over the course of a single month last year, according to a report published by a Spanish newspaper Sunday evening. El Mundo, citing information in documents leaked by

Spain fears NSA is targeting communications data of its citizens

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Spanish authorities believe the US' National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting communication data in the country, echoing recent revelations about the NSA's activity in France. According to a report in Spanish daily El Pais, the country's intelligence agency CNI

Mercosur Countries Denounce U.S. Espionage

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Foreign ministers from the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), a South American trading block, expressed concern over alleged US spying activities on them. "We are here mandated by our heads of state who met in Monte Video at the Mercosur summit

European states were told Snowden was on Morales plane, says Spain

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Spanish foreign minister declines to say where information came from that NSA whistleblower was on Bolivian leader's flight Spain says it and other European countries were told that the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board the Bolivian presidential plane

Bolivian president’s jet rerouted amid suspicions Edward Snowden on board

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Bolivia reacted with fury after a plane carrying the country's president home from Russia was diverted to Vienna amid suspicions that it was carrying the surveillance whistleblower, Edward Snowden. France and Portugal were accused of withdrawing permission for the plane,

REVIEW: Democracy, Law and Security. Internal Security Services in Contemporary Europe

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By Jean-Paul Brodeur, Peter Gill, and Dennis Töllborg, eds.  New York: NY:  Columbia University Press, 2003.  354 pages. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The academic attention to intelligence as a factor in international relations and domestic security has increased markedly in the last twenty