Everyone is condemning Donald Trump’s isolationist policies. But what about Germany and the EU? For decades, the German government has pursued its own targeted protectionist agenda when it comes to imports and certain subventions.
Representatives of the 164 WTO member countries are in Buenos Aires for their biennial meeting. The odds of a breakthrough look grim against the backdrop of Donald Trump's 'America First' policy and discord over China.
The world is not as it once was. An impatient German foreign minister is calling for Europe to finally start acting and thinking strategically, not morally. High time indeed, yet DW's Jens Thurau has a few issues.
Vietnam is hosting this year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, which gives it an opportunity to tout the benefits of global free trade. But convincing protectionists like Trump remains an uphill task.
Sigmar Gabriel declared at a foreign policy forum that relations with the US will "never be the same" after Trump. He warned institutions like the EU and the UN that they were running the risk of becoming irrelevant.
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