Spying on your friends is one thing, but spying on your BFFs is quite another. Or maybe not.
The Guardian's latest Snowden-document story suggests that mutual nonspying agreements between the countries in the "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance -- the US, UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand -- could be less binding than some thought.
The newspaper reports that the US National Security Agency prepared, in 2005, a secret draft directive saying the NSA could conduct surveillance on the citizens of its Five Eyes allies without informing those countries. It's not clear, The Guardian said, if the … Read more