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LIGNET: Growing Spy Scandal Threatens US-German Intel Ties

Monday, 05 Aug 2013 02:04 PM

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel waves to supporters at a campaign event on July 19. (MARCUS BRANDT/AFP/Getty Images)

The government of German Chancellor Angela Merkel is taking steps to scale back cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hoping to distance itself from a growing scandal over electronic surveillance of German citizens and reduce its political vulnerability ahead of September elections.

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