NSA http://blog.wlrn.org en Why Dilma's Doldrums Nixed Her State Visit To Washington http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-dilmas-doldrums-nixed-her-state-visit-washington <p>Washington was supposed to fete Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff today. But she canceled her formal state visit, the only one the White House had scheduled for a foreign head of state this year.</p><p>By now most people know why. Rousseff is protesting revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on her personal phone calls and e-mails.</p><p>“Without respect for sovereignty,” she said in a blistering speech last month at the United Nations aimed at the Obama Administration, “there is no basis for relationships among nations.”</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tim Padgett 22509 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Dilma's Doldrums Nixed Her State Visit To Washington France, Mexico Latest Nations Reportedly Spied On By U.S. http://blog.wlrn.org/post/france-mexico-latest-nations-reportedly-spied-us The latest reports based on documents said to have been leaked by former National Security Agency contractor <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=190293264" target="_blank">Edward Snowden</a> allege that:<p><strong>-- France.</strong> "The U.S. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:50:07 +0000 Mark Memmott 22426 at http://blog.wlrn.org France, Mexico Latest Nations Reportedly Spied On By U.S. Brazilian President Lashes Out Over U.S. Spying http://blog.wlrn.org/post/brazilian-president-lashes-out-over-us-spying President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was so angry about reports that the National Security Agency was spying on her and others in her country that she recently called off a high-profile visit to the U.S.<p>The Brazilian leader was still in a fighting mood Tuesday as she used her speech at the United Nations General Assembly to deliver a broadside against U.S. spying. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:08:58 +0000 21109 at http://blog.wlrn.org Brazilian President Lashes Out Over U.S. Spying