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A Special Relationship Cools Down

July 1, 2016 // Tagesschau - Germany - German

<i>People in Washington reacted with concern to Brexit. Relations with Great Britain, as well as with the European Union, will be more complicated for the U.S. In domestic politics, the decision of the British could indeed benefit one person.</i> Reactions in the U.S. can be summarized with one question: What does [Read more]

Obama-Trudeau, Merkel-Hollande: New World vs. Old World

March 14, 2016 // Rue89 - France - French

<i>Editor's note: See original article in French for images in question.</i> A tweet, a simple tweet, with two photos; no caption, or rather just two short words, America/Europe. What jumps out? The caption doesn’t hint at how we should compare the two images. That’s your job, this tweeter (Mélissa [Read more]

The Greek Crisis: Obama Called Merkel

July 1, 2015 // Expresso das Ilhas - Cape Verde - Portuguese

The North American president and the German chancellor agreed yesterday that Greece needs to return to reform and avoid leaving the eurozone, said the White House. In a phone call about the Greek crisis, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel "agreed that it was critically important to make every effort to return to a path [Read more]

The Reluctant Seven

June 8, 2015 // Diário de Notícias - Portugal - Portuguese

There are four themes shaping tomorrow’s G-7 meeting in Bavaria. The first has to do with Russia and Ukraine, after Putin sanctioned 89 politicians and European militaries and Porochenko raised the anti-separatist alert in his last visit to parliament, using the word “invasion” to describe Russia’s next steps. [Read more]

Merkel Shows What Leadership Is

February 26, 2015 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

No one has made as much effort with Russia's President Putin as Chancellor Merkel. The war in Donbass makes it clear how small the influence of the U.S. on Europe has become. In the Ukrainian war, even a real ceasefire would be a great triumph. Whether it will happen is uncertain, improbable even. Whatever the fate [Read more]

Weapons for Kiev? Barack Obama Walks on Eggshells

February 22, 2015 // Die Welt - Germany - German

Waiting on the president: As pressure to supply arms to Ukraine is growing in the USA, Obama is once again undecided, and now Chancellor Merkel comes for a visit. When Barack Obama receives Angela Merkel this Monday in the Oval Office, it will be all about the question: "Should the West supply weapons to Ukraine?" [Read more]
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