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


Why electric cars won’t save European auto makers (Wall Street Journal)

‘Sick’ Pilots throw Air Berlin into chaos (Handelsblatt)

Deutsche Börse leaves a bad taste (Bloomberg)

Capacity cuts in China fuel a commodity rally and a debate (The Economist)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

How Angela Merkel is changing, and not changing, Germany (The Economist)

Turkey’s Arms Deal Is a Slap Against Merkel, Trump (Handelsblatt)

US sent weapons to Syria through Ramstein military base (Deutsche Welle)

Can the SPD protect German Labor? (Foreign Affairs)

Society, Culture and Politics

Brexit in Germany: Citizenship is not a Panacea for Brits (Deutsche Welle)

Hashtag Politics: Merkel tries to get in with Germany’s kids (Reuters)

Why Germany should welcome our robot overlords (Politico)

Are there any “hot” cultural policy issues in the German election campaign? (Deutsche Welle)