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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, meets with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, second left, at the G8 Summit in Eniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday June 17, 2013. (Stefan Rousseau/AP)
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, meets with Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, second left, at the G8 Summit in Eniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday June 17, 2013. (Stefan Rousseau/AP)

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are in the hot seat today as Group of Eight (G8) leaders meet in Northern Ireland.

Over the weekend, leak source Edward Snowden helped The Guardian newspaper report that Britain's eavesdropping agency GCHQ hacked into diplomats' phones and emails at international conferences hosted by the UK.

And the U.S. National Security Agency, Congressional intelligence committees and tech companies have been scrambling to defend top-secret surveillance programs that have been engaged in since 2006.

Guest:

  • Siobhan Gorman, intelligence correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

This segment aired on June 17, 2013.

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