CGTN published this video item, entitled “The Point: U.S. & Denmark spy scandal” – below is their description.
The U.S. National Security Agency (or NSA) partnered with Denmark’s foreign intelligence (or FE) unit to spy on the leaders and senior officials of neighboring countries, according to Danish state broadcaster DR. Is it just business as usual? Has trust been broken among allies? And what’s the growing danger of cyberattacks?CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Denmark
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. The capital is Copenhagen. Denmark proper, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 islands.
The Kingdom of Denmark comprises Denmark proper and the two autonomous territories in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Home rule was established in the Faroe Islands in 1948; in Greenland home rule was established in 1979 and further autonomy in 2009.
Denmark has highly developed mixed economy. Denmark became a member of the European Economic Community (now the EU) in 1973, but negotiated certain opt-outs; it retains its own currency, the krone. It is among the founding members of NATO, the Nordic Council, the OECD, OSCE, and the United Nations; it is also part of the Schengen Area. Denmark has close linguistic ties to its Scandinavian neighbours.
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