A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations

Business and Economics

Trump is right: euro has helped Germany become the China of Europe (Financial Times)

Germany calls bankers to Frankfurt for Brexit move talks (Reuters)

German business expectations fall as protectionism fears grow (The Wall Street Journal)

German arms sales drop – to second-highest levels on record (DW)

Germany approves controversial ‘foreigner’ Autobahn toll (The Local Germany)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

Gabriel takes reins at German Foreign Ministry (DW)

All of Trump’s executive actions so far (Politico)

Mexico president cancels Trump summit as wall taunt deepens spat (Reuters)

A terrorist attack in Germany could have hurt Angela Merkel politically (LA Times)

Germany’s Vice Chancellor: must prepare for ‘rough ride’ under Trump  (Reuters)

Trump seeks ‘major investigation’ into unsupported claims of voter fraud (Washington Post)

NATO deploys troops from Germany, Belgium to Lithuania (The Local Germany)

Society, Culture and Politics

Trump personally ordered National Park Service to find photo proof for crowd claims (Boston Herald)

German population hits record high of 82.8 million due to migrants (Reuters)

Germany to abolish law on insulting foreign leaders (Washington Post)

Germany is growing more tolerant of extremism (Bloomberg)

A sea of pink hats and protest signs at the Frankfurt Women’s March (DW)

‘A treasure for our country’: Germany says farewell to Roman Herzog (DW)