US-German Trade: Prospect of Trump carrying through economic plans presents realistic risk to Germany
The US president will try to sell the interim agreement with the EU as his own exclusive success. But in reality the "deal" is a victory for the unity and the steadfastness of the EU, says DW's Carsten von Nahmen.
German politicians and business leaders have welcomed the agreement that Jean-Claude Juncker made with Donald Trump. But some wonder whether the US president will stick to his word.
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.
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.
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