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Germany Reacts to Merkel-Trump Visit: ‘Could Have Been a Lot Worse’

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:32:47 -0500

Germans saw Ms. Merkel’s first visit with Mr. Trump with a pragmatism similar to the chancellor’s, but his remarks 24 hours later pointed to differences on policy.

Trump, Day After Merkel’s Visit, Says Germany Pays NATO and U.S. Too Little

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:42:09 -0500

President Trump, a day after an awkward meeting with the German chancellor, started his weekend at his Florida estate by using Twitter to accuse Germany of shortchanging its allies.

Merkel Meets Trump, the Defender Versus the Disrupter

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:08:24 -0500

Mr. Trump and Ms. Merkel made a show of working together, but they could not disguise the gulf that separates them on many thorny issues.

Merkel’s Playbook for Trump

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:05:47 -0500

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump couldn't be more different. They disagree on immigration, NATO, the European Union and trade. As they meet for the first time as world leaders, here are the factors that may shape their relationship.

Turkey’s Ugly Spat With Europe

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:01:05 -0500

The Turkish prime minister’s accusations are a campaign perk for right-wing European populists.

Mr. Trump’s Threat to Europe’s Security

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:07:33 -0500

Fearing they may not be able to rely on the United States, European leaders seek ways to rely on themselves.

The East Europeans Do an About-Face

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:40:23 -0500

Why would people who fought so hard to join the West now turn against groups that promote human rights?

E.U. Moves to Create Military Training Headquarters

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:02:08 -0500

France and Germany back the plan, despite concerns about possible overlap with NATO.

Fearing U.S. Withdrawal, Europe Considers Its Own Nuclear Deterrent

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 03:29:47 -0500

There is serious talk about establishing a nuclear weapons program under a common European command, largely in reaction to the Trump administration.

The Enlightenment Project

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:21:15 -0500

When anti-Enlightenment movements arose in the past, Enlightenment heroes rose to combat them.