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New Snowden Document Implies NSA May Be Putting Israel’s Security Ahead of America’s

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by poncho, May 14, 2014.

  1. poncho

    poncho Well-Known Member

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    The following leaked slide from Edward Snowden was released today by Glenn Greenwald in his new book, No Place to Hide:

    If you can’t read the slide, it says:

    Balancing the SIGINT exchange equally between US and Israeli needs has been a constant challenge in the last decade, it arguably tilted heavily in favor of Israeli security concerns. 9/11 came, and went, with NSA’s only true Third Party CT relationship being driven almost totally by the needs of the partner.

    That is a stunning statement. It implies that the signals intelligence exchange between the American and Israeli governments has been driven almost entirely by the NSA giving information to the Israelis, instead of Israel giving information to the U.S. … even though we were the ones attacked on 9/11.

    Remember, the raw data on American citizens collected by the NSA is shared with Israel. As the Guardian reported in September:

    Read More At: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/05/snowden-document-implies-nsa-may-putting-israels-security-ahead-americas.html
     
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    Another unsubstantiated allegation. A one-off in a book with no references given.
     
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    poncho Well-Known Member

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    Article at link(s) says nothing about Israel getting intelligence priority from the NSA over the U.S.

    [off-topic again]
     
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