President Barack Obama has promised to overhaul the US' surveillance programs. There have been mixed reactions in Germany.
From nationalism to NATO spending, the trans-Atlantic relationship under US President Donald Trump is worse than it has been in decades. But, note practitioners and scholars, it doesn't have to stay that way.
Mike Pompeo is set to lead the State Department as the US navigates a series of stormy foreign policy issues. Will the CIA director and hawkish former Republican congressman be the hard-line diplomat Donald Trump seeks?
The bill passed with a comfortable majority though representatives from both parties voted against it. President Trump sowed confusion prior to the vote, which is expected to pass the Senate before expiring next week.
Germany has decided against launching a formal inquiry into accusations of NSA espionage in the country. Revelations by Edward Snowden do not provide "concrete evidence" for the offense, prosecutors said.
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