World from Berlin 'Obama Owes His Allies an Explanation'

The fallout has been immense over revelations that US intelligence agencies systematically spied on EU officials as part of their far-reaching surveillance programs. German commentators on Monday say that Washington must explain itself.
A former National Security Agency (NSA) listening station at the Teufelsberg hill in Berlin.

A former National Security Agency (NSA) listening station at the Teufelsberg hill in Berlin.

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-- SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff