German companies are keeping a keen eye on political developments in the United States. Those with unfinished business are hoping for a stable transition of power. This time, the stakes are especially high.
A briefing document for Trump's last meeting with Angela Merkel, obtained by DW, underscores the White House's view of Germany. The paper focuses on Germany's demographic challenges and includes some trivial "tidbits."
Trump has warned that if Democrats won power in the midterm elections, the US economy would see higher taxes, endangering jobs as a result. But cohabitation means legislative stagnation is more likely.
With President Donald Trump shifting the priorities of the US's trade policy, are global players seeking more influence in the European Union? DW analyzed the lobbying efforts of non-EU players in Brussels.
Riyadh has vowed to retaliate against any sanctions imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Several countries, including the US, say they want to take action if the government critic was killed.
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