Targeting Turkey How Germany Spies on Its Friends

For more than a year now, German officials have criticized the US for the NSA's mass spying on Europeans and even Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now, embarrassing revelations show that Germany has inadvertently spied on Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, and has also deliberately targeted Turkey.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Official spying target: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2012

Official spying target: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2012

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