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.
German lawmakers have voted to back the second EU/IMF bailout for Greece. Until now, most German politicians have been saying Greece must stay in the eurozone. However, some might now be changing their tune.
Germany is also wrestling with what to do about Syria. The majority of Germans don't want their country involved. However, the leader of a veterans' organization says it's time for his country to participate in "noble" missions around the world.
Europe continues to struggle with finding a way out of its economic crisis. The most immediate threat to the Eurozone is the possibility of a Greek default. But some are openly wondering whether it's time to let Greece go.