Trump's recent comments have added wood to the fire in his feud with NFL athletes. The possibility of an imminent resolution to this bitter dispute, which has exposed the divisions latent in the world of American sport, seems remote.
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
Trump and Kim can both consider the summit a great success. North Korea will abandon its nuclear program for security guarantees. But a real relaxation of tensions takes time and above all trust, says Alexander Freund.
As the US pursues an increasingly unilateral course, Heiko Maas has suggested forging alliances with nations favoring a multilateral world order. But Professor Thomas Jäger from Cologne University urges caution.
In a transparent vote, FIFA members have made the only logical choice they could. This time, we won't spend the next eight years wondering what backroom deals may have led to the decision, writes DW's Chuck Penfold.
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