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Transatlantic Relations

Red Herring & Black Swan: Is the German Question Back?

As the transatlantic relationship frays, thereʼs renewed talk of a return to German dominance in Europe. In fact, US withdrawal could have the opposite effect, as Franceʼs military might become more important.


The White House is threatening to withdraw US troops from Germany. With Donald Trump, this could actually happen.


Germany and Europe will not find solutions to the climate crisis without the United States


Giving a flat “no” to a naval mission to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf does not solve Germany’s dilemmas.


In the run-up to the European elections, US President Donald Trump shows where his sympathies lie.


Europe has to figure out the means to an independent foreign policy and stand up to the US president on certain issues, says Barack …


Imagining US foreign policy beyond 2020 means learning from past mistakes. While new narratives are taking hold, politicians on the American left and right …


Will the United States remain nationalist and isolationist even after Donald Trump? German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas seems to think so. But his America …


Trump’s provocations and bullying grab the headlines. But there are also structural factors causing transatlantic tension.


The US-Europe partnership living in a powder keg, and many fear that at the NATO summit in Brussels next week, Donald Trump will light a match.


No question about it: transatlantic relations are going through a rough patch. But as the German ambassador to NATO writes, the alliance is strong …


German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting the White House with a bit of baggage.


The US and Europe seem to be pulling apart. But there is still space for meaningful transatlantic cooperation.

Is the transatlantic relationship destined for the dustbin of history?


Trump’s European tour and Merkel’s beer tent rally have left leaders facing uncharted territory.


Trump’s first hundred days in office have indicated what his priorities will be over the coming years. Transatlantic relations are unlikely to get smoother.