Tag: Angela Merkel

Germany to CIA Chief: Get Out!

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Germany has asked the CIA station chief in the country to leave the country at once, an unusual move that is a very public expression of anger over repeated cases of U.S. spying in the country. “The representative of the U.S. intelligence services at […]

Welfare debate stokes Germany-EU tensions

“The German social welfare system is not a self-service convenience store for all the Europeans that come to our country,” Does the German social welfare system contravene European law? The EU seems to think so. It has made a statement regarding the rights of migrants that has caused […]

Not Socially Acceptable: NSA boss video ‘most hated’ on YouTube in 2013?

EEV: In all fairness to the NSA director, he is only an employee of the government. It is not appropriate he be the fall guy, unless he acted independently of his supervisors.  Published time: January 01, 2014 10:32                                                                             Director of the National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander.(AFP Photo / […]

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as revelations continue to emerge about America’s secretive National […]

Paranoia Has Undermined US Democracy

By Dirk Kurbjuweit While far from a dictatorship, the United States has employed a number of paranoid tactics that delegitimize its democracy. This phenomenon is on display in the fictional TV series “Homeland,” which depicts hysterical CIA agents in a hysterical country. Agent Carrie Mathison is a topical […]

NSA chief Keith Alexander blames diplomats for surveillance requests

EEV: And what former General was having a relationship with a Romanian Diplomat?   https://engineeringevil.com/2013/08/03/you-were-my-greatest-love-of-my-life-deeply-personal-emails-sent-between-colin-powell-and-a-blonde-romanian-diplomat-revealed-by-hacker-but-he-denies-having-an-affair/   Barbed exchange with former ambassador over spying on foreign leaders likely to deepen rift with Obama administration Paul Lewis in Baltimore theguardian.com,              Thursday 31 October 2013 22.16 EDT Keith Alexander: pointed exchange. Photograph: […]

Obama ‘gave the go-ahead for Merkel phone tapping’ as he wanted to ‘know everything’ about world’s most powerful woman, German newspaper claims

Bild  newspaper in Germany called US denials of eavesdropping ‘diplomatic lies’ as new  documents emerge They quote  a secret source which claims Obama not only sanctioned the operation against Mrs  Merkel but extended it By  Allan Hall In Berlin PUBLISHED: 20:11 EST, 27  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 20:11 […]

Senator Dianne Feinstein claims eavesdropping on phone callls is not surveillance, nor is it protected under the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches.

‘No phone call, no Internet transaction, isn’t recorded by the  NSA’: Edward  Snowden fires back at U.S. government surveillance denials Senator  Dianne Feinstein claimed that the NSA’s phone-tracking is  benign Whistle-blower Snowden said in a statement that it is  pervasive in nature By  Ted Thornhill PUBLISHED: 08:49 EST, […]

Berlin Complains Chancellor Merkel’s Mobile Phone may of been tapped by US intelligence agencies for years

Did US Tap Chancellor Merkel’s Mobile Phone? By Jacob Appelbaum, Holger Stark, Marcel Rosenbach and Jörg Schindler Berlin is taking seriously indications that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone might have been tapped by US intelligence, according to SPIEGEL information. Merkel spoke with President Barack Obama on Wednesday about her concerns. German […]

France ends Austerity measures

  Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici says French austerity measures are at an end, instead opting for growth. This further complicates the strained relationship between the eurozone’s two largest economies. “We’re witnessing the end of the dogma of austerity,” Moscovici told Europe 1 radio on […]

Germany forces EU countries to cede sovereignty

Фото: EPA German Chancellor is trying to use the economic crisis as a pretext for stripping the European countries of the last remnants of their sovereignty. The recent comments and demands made by Angela Merkel will surely anger the eurosceptics and fuel the rise of anti-German sentiments across […]

Wealth tax to pay for EU bailouts

Monday, 15 April 2013 Wealthy households would face new taxes on property and other assets under German plans to prop up the struggling eurozone. Senior advisers to Chancellor Angela Merkel are pushing for better-off households to pay towards the cost of any future bail-outs for the weaker members […]

Luxembourg is the next Cyprus

Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration of Luxemburg Photo: EPA The offshore countries of the European Union are gripped by fear. No one wants to repeat the fate of Cyprus but it seems that the European authorities are set to destroy the “business model” of the […]

Nicholas Papadopolous, chairman of the Cypriot parliament’s finance committee, said “They wanted to send a message that the Cypriot economy ought to be destroyed”

Russians aware Germany is stealing their money in Cyprus PDF Print E-mail Monday, 25 March 2013 Russia clashed with Germany today over a €10 billion bailout to rescue Cyprus from bankruptcy and stop a wider economic crisis. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev condemned a move to seize up to […]

Germany shocks EU with fiscal overlord demand, to Counter the competition Tsar the arch-enforcer of the EU machine. After taking on contingent liabilities of €2 trillion

Germany has stated its exorbitant price for keeping Greece in the euro and agreeing to mass bond purchases by the European Central Bank. Finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble dropped his bombshell in talks with German journalists on a flight from Asia. Photo: Reuters By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard 8:39PM BST 16 […]

Business defections hit Greece amid recovery effort

  14Oct2012 ATHENS (AFP)   Efforts to restore investor confidence in Greece’s struggling economy took a double blow this week when a major European bottler and a prominent dairy company announced relocation plans.   Coca-Cola’s second biggest bottler worldwide, Athens-based Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCHBC), on Thursday said it was […]