In 1946, the U.S. and Britain agreed not to spy on one another. Both countries do it anyway.
In the seemingly never-ending ideological war around healthcare, Republicans may have finally found the perfect weapon.
"I made clear again that we will stick to our decision from the summer that Mr Snowden has no right to asylum in Germany."
So why is everyone reporting that he did?
Provided he can avoid extradition to the U.S., Snowden is game to help Germany invesigate NSA spying.
"Why listen to the phone of millions of innocent Europeans? This has nothing to do with fighting terrorism," said an EU official.