Getting Over the NSA
The loss of trust as a result of the NSA disclosures continues to undermine German-American relations. Leaders on both sides are contending with many other international challenges, but risk further damage to transatlantic intelligence and trade relations by ignoring the issue. AICGS Senior Research Associate Parke Nicholson argues in the Baltimore Sun that high-level efforts have not done enough to undo the damage. A serious public dialogue in Europe is needed to restore lost confidence and trust.