Foreign Officials In the Dark About Their Own Spy Agencies Cooperation with NSA – The Intercept

The revelations of a global system of blanket surveillance have come as a great surprise to hundreds of millions of citizens around the world whose governments were operating these systems without their knowledge. But they also came as a surprise to many high-ranking political officials in countries around the world who were previously ignorant of those programs, a fact which the NSA seems to view as quite valuable in ensuring that its surveillance activities remain immune from election outcomes and democratic debate.

via Foreign Officials In the Dark About Their Own Spy Agencies Cooperation with NSA – The Intercept.

Yet, so many of us are screaming treason and trial against the whistleblowers but not trial for those who committed real treason by concealing their illegal and unconstitutional actions from those we elected to protect our rights and freedoms.