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


The myth about NAFTA and jobs (Foreign Affairs)

German, Italian growth add fuel to Eurozone recovery (The Wall Street Journal)

Novel cancer treatment leads Bayer to US firm (Handelsblatt)

Wind-turbine industry struggles with foreign competition and falling subsidies (Handelsblatt)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

China presents itself as a new world leader (Deutsche Welle)

A German hardware giant tries to become an ultra-secure tech platform (The Economist)

Germany quadruples its arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Egypt (Deutsche Welle)

Society, Culture & Politics

Tillerson confronts human rights nightmare in Myanmar (Politico)

The U.S. is tackling global warming, even if Trump isn’t (The New York Times)

Germany replaces US as country with best international brand image (Deutsche Welle)