Although President Obama had promised to curb eavesdropping on world leaders who are USA allies after Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing the extent of the surveillance, there were a few leaders the White House wished to continue monitoring, including Netanyahu.
When Israel continued to lobby against the deal, the NSA picked up on Israeli officials conversations with American members of Congress. The people interviewed for the Wall Street Journal piece claim that these communications were mistakenly obtained, but nonetheless, still amount to a Nixonian ende...
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