Chancellor Angela Merkel is visting US President Donald Trump. Both have a lot to discuss, but what exactly? DW's Thomas Sparrow explores.
Poland is expected to use the Brussels meeting to urge a greater presence in Eastern Europe. Warsaw is also lobbying for what it regards to be a key guarantor for stability: A permanent US troop presence in the country.
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.
There was no shortage of media speculation over how awkward Donald Trump and Angela Merkel's meeting would be. Instead, the two set a friendly and respectful tone — a good sign for both nations, says DW's Michael Knigge.
US President Donald Trump nominated former UN spokesman Richard Grenell as his country's ambassador to Germany. DW looks at what the choice could mean for Berlin-Washington relations.
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