The massive NSA snooping revelations have cast a shadow over John Kerry’s trip to Latin America – his first visit there since he assumed the position of Secretary of State. He has already received a chilly reception in Colombia – where officials demanded an explanation to reports that Washington had collected vast amounts of internet data there. The next stop on his trip is Brazil – which allegedly was the top regional target of the surveillance program. For more perspective RT talks to geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser.
Eric Draitser is an independent geopolitical analyst based in New York City and the founder of StopImperialism.com.