Friday, July 4, 2014
US National Security Agency (NSA) Is Spying On 193 Countries Including Pakistan
During the weekly foreign office briefing the foreign office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam raised the NSA spying issue and lodged a protest with the US. Under a 2010 certification approved by Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA), NSA was permitted to spy on 193 foreign governments and foreign factions, political organisations and other entities, Washington Post reported. According to the certification, agency would require new certification approved by the court under section 702 of the FISA Amendment Act. Sparing Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand with whom US has broad no-spying arrangements, the NSA was allowed to spy on 193 countries including Pakistan. Among political parties PPP is also included that is being spied.