A weekly round-up of news and happenings in German-American relations.
Business and Economics
Germany is seeking an alternative to a Chinese takeover of robot maker Kuka. The economics ministry is working on putting together a European offer. (WSJ)
Society, Culture, & Politics
Foreign and Domestic Policy
German food retailer, Rewe, stops their use of plastic bags. Many stores have followed in the commitment to help Germany reduce its annual consumption of plastic bags. (WIWO)
The Dalai Lama states that too many refugees are coming into Germany. He explains that they should be admitted temporarily, but return and help rebuild their countries. (Washington Post)