How deep is the current rift between Berlin and Washington? Jürgen Hardt, the German government's Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation and a senior advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel on US-German relations, speaks to DW.
US President Donald Trump has hit out again at US trading partners, indicating he is ready to impose tariffs on every product imported from China into America. Trump also ramped up attacks on the EU and Federal Reserve.
Germany's top diplomat said international policymaking is burdensome when the US president's words have a "half-life of 24 hours." Maas said he was unconvinced by Trump's attempts to backtrack on his Helsinki remarks.
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.
US President Donald Trump has taken actions to redress what he says are unfair trading relationships with Europe, China, Canada and Mexico. DW takes a look at what he has done and how those affected have responded.
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