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White House on French NSA complaint: 'all nations' spy

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The White House on Monday brushed off France's complaints about new allegations of eavesdropping by a top US espionage agency, saying "all nations" conduct spying operations.

"As a matter of policy we have made clear that the United States gathers foreign intelligence of the type gathered by all nations," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131021/white-house-french-nsa-complaint-all-nations-spy-0