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Disclosures about the National Security Agency’s spying on U.S. allies, including France and Germany, have sparked outrage in Europe and created tensions in trans-Atlantic relations. But just how widespread is such spying? Here are four things to know.
1. Who spies on whom?
Spying on adversaries is common — as is spying on your allies.
As Charles Kupchan, a professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University and a senior fellow on the Council on Foreign Relations, told NPR’s Audie Cornish last week: “Everybody spies on everybody, including friends on friends.”…>continue.