Germany and the US Germany faces Trump with new-found self-confidence
Expect German-American relations to cool over the coming months as September’s elections draw closer
Our Policy Fellow Robert Schütte wrote for Policy Network about the new-found self-confidence Germany found regarding Trump.
Since the new administration came into office on 20 January, everything seems different. German-American relations have gone from close and trustful to cautious pessimism. This comes as no surprise after a presidential campaign in which Trump lashed out frequently against the German government. His main target: Berlin’s open-door refugee policy and the country’s alleged “unfair” exporting prowess.
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