EU Summit Merkel's Delicate Dance over Spying Allegations

While at the EU summit in Brussels, German Chancellor Merkel has been forced to perform a diplomatic balancing act. She must express the appropriate amount of indignation over allegations she was spied on by the US, but she must also avoid alienating her important allies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks at a joint press conference in Brussels on Thursday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks at a joint press conference in Brussels on Thursday.

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