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Germany, France To Mastermind European Data Network – Bypassing US – 17 February 2014

RT logoAngela Merkel and Francois Hollande will review plans to build up a trustworthy data protection network in Europe. The challenge is to avoid data passing through the US after revelations of mass NSA spying in Germany and France.

Merkel has been one of the biggest supporters of greater data protection in Europe since the revelations that the US tapped her phone emerged in a Der Spiegel news report in October, based on information leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Earlier, France learned from reports in Le Monde that the NSA has also been recording dozens of millions of French phone calls, including those of the French authorities. According to the report, in just one month between December 10, 2012 and January 8, 2013, the NSA recorded a total of 70.3 million French phone calls.

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Germany, Brazil Enlist 19 More Countries For Anti-NSA UN Resolution – 27 October 2013

RT logoTwenty-one countries, including US allies France and Mexico, have now joined talks to hammer out a UN resolution that would condemn “indiscriminate” and “extra-territorial” surveillance, and ensure “independent oversight” of electronic monitoring.

The news was reported by Foreign Policy magazine, which has also obtained a copy of the draft text.

The resolution was proposed earlier this week by Germany and Brazil, whose leaders have been some of the most vocal critics of the comprehensive spying methods of the US National Security Agency.

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Here Is A Bit Of Truth For You – (Former German Foreign Minister) Minister Joschka Fisher Urges Dictatorial Powers For The EU – 13 October 2012

(Lucas:  For if you doubted the real face of the EU and its NWO intentions here your have a bit of truth.)

Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer urges dictatorial powers for the EU

By Christoph Dreier
9 October 2012

As the class struggle in Europe intensifies, the character of the European Union as an instrument of the ruling elite becomes ever more evident. This is also shown in the ideology of its defenders. Last week, former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer (Green Party) published a column in the Süddeutsche Zeitung arguing for authoritarian forms of rule by the EU. Continue reading

Germany, Finland, Netherlands Begin To Unravel EU Banking Union Plans – 27 September 2012

Germany, the Netherlands and Finland have issued a joint declaration that appears to unravel much of what was agreed at the last European summit in June, when EU leaders paved the way for the direct recapitalisation of troubled banks.

In a statement issued on Tuesday (25 September) after a meeting of their finance ministers in Helsinki, the three AAA-rated countries set out the terms under which they would be willing to allow the euro zone’s permanent rescue fund, the ESM, to recapitalise at-risk banks. Continue reading

Mish/ Mike Shedlock – German Central Bank Head Warns Merkel On Repeated Weakening Of Positions; Third Front Against Merkel – 6 July 2012

Chancellor Angela Merkel is now under pressure from a third front, this time, from Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank (Germany’s Central Bank). The Financial Times reports Weidmann warns Merkel over weakening

Germany’s top central banker has criticised the decisions of last week’s summit to help debt-laden eurozone members, warning that the bloc was “constantly mutualising risks and weakening the agreed rules”. Continue reading

Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Faber Says Germany Should Abandon The Euro – 2 July 2012

Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, spoke with Bloomberg Television’s Betty Liu this morning and said that, “If I were running Germany, I would have abandoned the eurozone last week.”

Faber went on to say, “In the case of Greece, one should have kicked out Greece three years ago. It would have been much cheaper.” Continue reading

Stefano Council – Nazis Protected By The Secret Service – German Intelligence Chief Resigns – 2 July 2012

(google translation from Italian)
Heinz Fromm, head of the Verfassungsschutz (the secret services of Germany), has resigned following an investigation initiated by the German judiciary on a series of unsolved murders dating from the period 2000-2010. During the investigations, the investigators have established a connection between the German Secret Service and the terrorist organization “clandestinity National Socialist” (NSU), a neo-Nazi terrorist cell accused of  at least 10 murders, many of them to the detriment of Turkish immigrants. Continue reading