People in Berlin are concerned after the victory of Republican Donald Trump in the US presidential election. They are worried about the future.
US House Speaker Paul Ryan's long-rumored decision not to seek re-election is not a huge surprise. But that doesn't cushion what is a big blow for a beleaguered Republican Party ahead of the midterm elections.
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.
In the strange current reality of Washington, Macron's state visit was a success. His rousing speech in Congress showed that a personal bond won't keep him from standing up to Trump's policies, says DW's Michael Knigge.
Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan: When it comes to the German military's foreign missions, leaders in Berlin tend to be hesitant. Chancellor Angela Merkel's rejection of a Syrian deployment continues that tradition.
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