Obama has vetoed the congressional approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Ben Gotschall, energy director for Bold Nebraska joins us on the show. Also, a new leak by Kespersky Lab in Moscow shows a highly advanced surveillance network with links to the NSA. on Global Notes, Michael Teach from Chicago Acoustic talks about his podcast and upcoming show.
It's well known that nations spy on one another. But the recent arrest of an American spy inside Germany has increased tensions between the two nations. We'll talk about the growing spy scandal with Der Spiegel's Gregor Peter Schmitz.
The Obama administration announced initial peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians will begin today. We discuss the role the government has in determining the future of intelligence programs like PRISM. Protesters in Bulgaria demand an end to corruption within their government.
DER SPIEGEL senior Washington correspondent Gregor Peter Schmitz elaborates on the magazine's recent reports on NSA spying. Friends of the Congo's Kambale Musavuli discusses what impact UN troops can have in the Democratic Republic of Congo.