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 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...9yrs9Y

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 @9FPKTVTRepublican from Wisconsin disagreed…2mos2MO

they are spying on our calls i get your the government but thats privet what we all do with our time

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 @9G85YS8 from Wyoming disagreed…2mos2MO

Two-thirds of Americans think there aren't enough restrictions on what kinds of data can be gathered, and the majority of people oppose the government gathering large amounts of data on its inhabitants. However, Americans generally accept the surveillance of suspected terrorists' communications. Here is a summary of what is known concerning perceptions of American government surveillance both domestically and abroad:

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...10yrs10Y

Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats

 @9FPTQ3L from Louisiana disagreed…2mos2MO

Because spying on people is morally and ethically wrong and the intelligence we have in place is enough. The NSA should not have the right to spy on both U.S. citizens and foreigners.

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...10yrs10Y

No, spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad

 @9G85YS8 from Wyoming agreed…2mos2MO

The NSA, FBI, and CIA gather and sift through American citizens' overseas emails, internet calls, and chats without a warrant under the unlawful monitoring program known as PRISM. At least nine significant internet companies participated in the program when Edward Snowden revealed it in 2013, including Facebook, Google, Apple, and Skype. Today, it most certainly comprises a larger number of businesses.

 @chickentaco from Utah answered…3yrs3Y

Yes, but only with the permission of the ally in question so long as they can do the same with us, and only target individuals or organizations with suspected ties to terrorists/subversive movements.

 @9D8GBQR from Texas answered…4mos4MO

Yes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats and increase surveillance on drug traffickers and on sex and slave traffickers

 @9GN5KWP from North Carolina answered…1mo1MO

Yes, as long as they can do the same to us and a warrant is acquired that proves the surveilled target’s link to criminal or terrorist interests

 @99MZDHJ from Arizona answered…9mos9MO

Yes, with permission of Allies and provide full disclosure/transparency

 @8FDBQVN from Texas answered…3yrs3Y

I bet everyone else is secretly collecting intelligence on us as well. Espionage is a natural part of statecraft.

 @9CFSCL7  from North Carolina commented…6mos6MO

No we should not be spying on our allies. This is a blatant abuse of trust and will reduce future trust and cooperation. We should be using our intelligence agencies to cooperate with those of our allies in order to combat terrorism. And as for those who have no interest in combating terrorism such as Pakistan for example, we shouldn't be allies with them any more.

 @PolityPioneer from New York agreed…6mos6MO

I agree that mutual trust is vital in maintaining strong alliances. A great example of successful cooperation between intelligence agencies is the "Five Eyes" alliance, which includes the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. These countries share signals intelligence with each other, allowing for a more comprehensive approach to tackling global threats like terrorism. In your opinion, should the U.S. consider expanding this type of cooperation to include more allies, or is the current model sufficient?

 @9CFSCL7  from North Carolina commented…6mos6MO

I like the current model for now, but we should definitely look into exploring expansion of this cooperation, as long as new allies in this agreement would be trustworthy.

 @9HBZSD4answered…4 days4D

Intelligence surveillance of allies can be crucial in areas of the world where the ally in question may not be 100% forthright with intelligence sharing.

 @9H6W4CM from Ohio answered…1wk1W

I don’t really care what the NSA does honestly. They can keep doing it or they can stop it doesn’t make a difference to me

 @9H5VH62 from North Carolina answered…2wks2W

Yes, as long as they can do the same to us and if a warrant is acquired showing clear probable cause of criminal/terrorist activity

 @9H5RMCS from Colorado answered…2wks2W

Yes it's a necessary evil but the U.S should be willing to share and information with the country in question

 @9H45VCN from Georgia answered…2wks2W

Yes. Knowledge is power. While there are instances, current and past, that knowledge is used for the wrong reasons or without the full context, knowing nothing is a serious disadvantage domestically and globally. Just as much as you should know your enemy, you should know your friends. To expect them to not do the same is foolish, and leaves you vulnerable.

 @9GY2P7X from North Carolina answered…3wks3W

yes but keep it quiet and on teh down low so that we can better our reputation withour allies and keep tracking potential terrorist threats

 @9GS24XC from Texas answered…4wks4W

spying on our allies severely damages our reputation abroad so we should give that info to the leaders of that country as well.

 @9GRCVCTIndependent from Massachusetts answered…4wks4W

It depends how we are allied with them from and if they seem like a threat. The NSA has a history of corruptness so no for direct allies unless we reform it.

 @9GQ2L6V from North Carolina answered…4wks4W

Yes, as long as they can do the same to us, and the agency acquires a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity in allied nations. Blanket surveillance should be ended.

 @9GMBKG6Peace and Freedom from Alabama answered…1mo1MO

I don't really know, maybe you could try and if you don't get a lot of likes then don't do it anymore.

 @9GK257PDemocrat from North Carolina answered…1mo1MO

Yes, but only with a warrant that reasonably proves that the targets are criminal or terroristic in nature

 @9GDMX4S from North Carolina answered…1mo1MO

Yes, as long as they can do the same to us and only surveil only on surveillance organizations with a criminal or terroristic history

 @9GCF69R from Michigan answered…2mos2MO

Maintain Plausible Deniability and don't make it blatant as it's a lot easier for an attack to come from those governments both officially in the case of a war or by terroristic means.

 @9G9FJDZ  from Hawaii answered…2mos2MO

While I do think that spying on our allies is incredibly disrespectful, I do like how it says that it has thwarted terrorist threats worldwide.

 @9FYP4CYDemocrat from Michigan answered…2mos2MO

No, but open communications with allies for them to share reports of what they have found from their own results.

 @9FQ87LD from Illinois answered…2mos2MO

Yes, foreign surveillance is essential if the US wants to remain a major player in the world.

 @9FPJHDW from Tennessee answered…2mos2MO

 @9FPJRMX from Georgia answered…2mos2MO

 @9FPHT6Mfrom Maine answered…2mos2MO

 @9FNQS62 from Nevada answered…2mos2MO

I think it should be minimized. Unless they are hearing about allies planning things they should not check.

 @9FNPRQZ  from Ohio answered…2mos2MO

Only use for potential terrorist threats. Make it clear that we do not spy on allies.

 @9FNGHF3 from California answered…2mos2MO

 @9FN8XG3 from Pennsylvania answered…2mos2MO

I want to say no. But everybody is spying on everybody and we don't want to be blindsided I guess.

 @9FN25WR from Kansas answered…2mos2MO

Everyone else surveils each other, it is nothing new. The ethical aspect is using it for corrupt political and economic means

 @9FMD38B from Nevada answered…2mos2MO


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