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The impact segment tonight why -- the USA spying on the Germans and the French are dear friends.
German leader Angela Merkel not happy.
-- -- Flying among friends did not work at all probably that is what I had in June when he Timberland.
In July and also yesterday on the we need trust among partners and -- -- needs to be restored now.
Merkel referred to President Obama.
Joining us now from Washington to explain.
Their lieutenant colonel Ralph Peters author of the novel hell or Richmond.
So should chance -- -- will be teed off -- Well.
-- a miracle has it distinctive background where she was raised up in east Germany those -- her formative years.
Everybody despite a -- spied upon she's allergic to it but.
Bill everybody spies on everybody.
Within the last 48 hours build site don't.
The German New York Post broke the story that the German -- does not -- in -- -- CIA NSA wrapped into one spies on Americans.
Our phone calls emails instant messaging.
And the German spy chief didn't deny it he just -- all our programs not on the scale of the Americans.
The former French counterintelligence chief up until last year Bernard I scored -- Sounds Italian he's French but he said he was amused.
That the French.
Hasn't -- a black candidates are shocked shocked about how this because -- he's a former counterintelligence chief he said.
Everybody spies and everybody.
But he admitted that the French engage in heavy industrial espionage and back in my time in the intelligence -- -- can tell you bill.
But until -- Chinese came along the French -- that you know our view the number one industrial spy threat so.
It -- -- relationships.
It's like a marriage in which both spouses pretend the other spouse isn't cheating because it's just easier but conceive until -- -- everybody's spot.
And and I don't disagree with that in fact I think everybody.
Now in the world is a subject that -- you know we can be spied upon and any moment by and is -- some kooky guy a -- -- friends I mean.
So nobody in the world is really.
Protect -- from this time.
Well so I think so you have -- secure communications -- a -- be -- to some of the Russian secure communications or are pretty well protected.
But on the whole.
Computers and into the Texas -- breaking the -- have gone so far that just about an ice I believe that just about anything can be broken now I want to stress it.
I'm out of the Intel -- now I have no access to classified information.
But I'm telling from what I did -- might might -- That if there's a problem US technology will solve it right -- coach bill.
And and and the reason that the United States spies on France and and we assume Britain -- and Germany.
Is used to make sure there's no double dealings we don't know about -- or stuff.
The USA should -- to protect ourselves is that the reason.
You know first of all these programs directed.
Against our allies are very small compared the efforts against but I heard there -- -- happened Merkel cell phone.
Yeah I don't know if that's true or not that.
That's possible bit.
That's not a particularly lucrative target to be honest but I -- you don't know why you don't know I'll Angela yeah I mean she.
Could be -- act on the miracles probably straight shooters you're gonna get them relax and really -- or should -- be having some interesting intelligent conversations that maybe our politicians who learned from.
Well no that's something that's certainly true -- our politicians don't learn very well but any -- -- -- bottom line is.
-- -- -- key negotiations coming up it's crucial negotiations treat one of the other guys want to know what they're doing and all that I wanted to not a big deal.
I want to talk about Pakistan and on time every -- next week.
The about a missed -- has opened up the treasury -- one point two billion.
To Pakistan which is not our friend so we'll bring you back next week we'll talk a little bit about that -- have a good weekend and -- week.
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