Do Friends Spy on Friends?
Do friends spy on friends? It’s a simple question requiring a complex answer. The question represents one of the most contentious aspects of the new global security environment. And while keeping an eye on allies as well as enemies is nothing new, agreement on where to draw lines on such activity remains elusive. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.
This is part 2 of our series on Surveillance, Security, and Trust.
Meg King, National Security Advisor to the Director, President, and CEO, Wilson Center
Elise Labott (moderator), Foreign Affairs Reporter, CNN
Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, former German Ambassador to the U.S. and Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, United States Career Ambassador, Counselor of the Department of State
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr
Senior International Policy Advisor at Arnold&Porter
Chairman of the Munich Security Conference and Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Germany; Former German Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2006 to May 2008 and to the United States from 2001 to 2006.