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.
President Donald Trump's budget foresees a radical cut to the prestigious Fulbright program. With cultural diplomacy out of fashion in the White House, the 70-year-old international exchange rallies to defend itself.
The increasing tension between Russia and the West has some experts asking whether Germany should change its famously patient approach to dealing with the Kremlin. The key to a new strategy may lie in domestic policy.
Donald Trump remains very unpopular in Germany, while people in the US are generally positive about Angela Merkel, a new study finds. And that's just a single aspect of a relationship that only one side sees as strained.
President Trump's new security adviser has built a reputation as a foreign policy hardliner, who has advocated military action against North Korea and Iran. What does his appointment mean for future of US policy?
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