Edward Snowden's exposure of the U.S. surveillance program has damaged the country's standing in Germany. Polls show falling support for the alliance, despite Barack Obama's visit to Germany in June.
The former president took to the stage to criticize the trajectory of US politics under Trump. But the same day Chief of Staff John Kelly gave a passionate defense of Trump's outreach to grieving military families.
The White House has once again rejected talks with North Korea. But Washington and Pyongyang have a backdoor diplomatic channel open, as Secretary of State Tillerson recently pointed out. Julian Ryall reports.
Germany has always had a special place in Europe, economically and historically. But in the age of Trump, Erdogan, Putin and Brexit, EU politician Guy Verhofstadt says this heavyweight has just gotten a bit heavier.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has called Russia an international menace during a visit to Kyiv. He also discussed expanding the US's support for Ukraine's government in its fight against rebels.
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