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

 Business and Economics

Trump says no plan to pull out of NAFTA ‘at this time’ (Washington Post)

Tesla hikes pay to quell unrest at key German supplier (Reuters)

Germany claims it is finally bringing down large trade surplus (The Local DE)

Germany Tightens Screws on U.K. in Bundestag Brexit Demands (Bloomberg)

Germany rebuffs EU proposals for auto industry controls  (DW)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud (ABC News)

‘We need Germany,’ says Turkish minister to bemusement from German politicians (Newsweek)

German soldier arrested for alleged terror plans (DW)

Germany’s finance chief downplays tense US-German relations (CNBC)

Israeli Leader Cancels Meeting After German Official Visits Protest Group (New York Times)

Society, Culture and Politics

Germany’s poor hold key to election as inequality grows (Reuters)

German schools face the challenge of integration (DW)

How a school shooting 15 years ago changed Germany (The Local DE)

Germany Calls Rick Perry’s Push to Rework Paris Climate Agreement ‘Absurd’ (Bloomberg)

German spies to access citizens’ ID photos (DW)