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

Geoeconomics

Das geheime Kartell der deutschen Autobauer (Spiegel)

So wichtig sind VW, BMW und Daimler für Deutschland (SDZ)

German media groups to form data alliance (DW)

Japan spending uptick ends 16-month lull (DW)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

US Sanctions Expert: European concerns are exaggerated (DW)

Frankreich will Hotspots für Fluchtlinge in Libyen (FAZ)

Christian Kern Interview: „Ihr seid einfach kein Beitrittskandidat“ (FAZ)

What the terms ‘right’ and ‘left’ mean in the German election (DW)

Society, Culture & Politics

What now for German IS brides when they return home? (DW)

OPINION: The dishonest Germans (Politico EU)

Hat Berlin-Tegel eine Zukunft? (FAZ)