German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former Italian Prime Minister and media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon all have one thing in common: the NSA spied on them. WikiLeaks has revealed that the United States has kept very close tabs on its own allies. But what does this do for America’s image abroad? RT’s Ed Schultz is joined by RT correspondent Manuel Rapalo and Tyrel Ventura, of RT’s Watching the Hawks.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.