Germany says it has uncovered American spies, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is "unamused." But even after the Germans ordered the removal of a CIA official in Berlin, the flap is unlikely to change much in the US-German relationship.
NSA leader Edward Snowden has stirred up a national election campaign in Germany, where US surveillance practices have sparked controversy. The World's host speaks with Constanze Stelzenmuller of the German Marshall Fund.
The debate over government surveillance versus individual privacy isn't confined to the United States. The revelations from Edward Snowden's National Security Agency leak have prompted investigations and allegations the world over.