Tag Archives: Germany

U.S. Sanctions on Turkish Ministers Require Recalibration

Additional designations of Erdogan’s cronies would hurt the Turkish strongman’s warchest.

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Dissing Canada: How the Saudis Beat Themselves

Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty and its human rights obligations internationally.

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Can the US Make the Iran Sanctions Stick?

China’s refusal to cut back on Iranian oil purchases opens up another frontline with the U.S.

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Trump’s Trade War Is Getting More Serious

In the tit-for-tat retaliation gaming with the United States over imposing tariffs, China is at a disadvantage.

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Why Trump Holds Such a Grudge Against Germany

It isn’t just about Angela Merkel or Trump’s general misogyny. The current U.S. President’s negative attitude toward Germany is rooted in his grandfather’s murky personal biography.

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Boys in a Thai Cave: The Positive Power of Globalism

The events near Chang Rai powerfully underscore that a “global community” very much exists – and that it can have very positive effects on the lives and well-being of people.

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Six Ways How Trump Gets Trade and Europe Wrong

What Europe earns by selling goods to the U.S., it spends on licensing fees for U.S. technology and on U.S. services. Nothing unfair here.

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A Rare Case: Trump Is Right

The German government should not need any exhortations from the U.S. President to raise its level of defense spending.

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How Trump Should Think About China

As China’s example shows, a country needs to invest in its future prosperity. Tariffs and tax cuts are no way to get there.

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World Cup 2018: Why Germany Will Flame Out

German hopes for the football tournament in Russia appear way overblown.

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