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Poll: Majority Of Americans Do Not Feel Obama Is Respected By World Leaders

The findings of a recent poll show that, for the first time, the majority of Americans do not feel that President Barack Obama is respected on the world stage.


The Obama administration's top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American's telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Snowden Saga Unveiling US, Silicon Valley As World Leaders In Tech Surveillance

The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States’ central role in developing the Internet and hosting its most powerful players has made it the global leader in the surveillance game.