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Print edition : November 29, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on June 19. Photo: THOMAS PETER/Reuters

The U.S. embassy in Berlin. The “Special Collection Services” listening post here was used to monitor the Chancellor’s office. Photo: Michael Sohn/AP

Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo. Photo: KEITH BEDFORD/REUTERS

Edward Snowden’s latest revelations that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was at the receiving end of NSA surveillance force E.U. governments to face up to a breach of trust by their close ally.
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