12 iulie 2018

‘Why Germany?’ Trump’s strange fixation vexes experts

politico.eu

It was a moment Germans might call a Katastrophe . No translation needed. At what was supposed to be a simple breakfast meeting, President Donald Trump kicked off this week’s annual NATO summit with a televised tirade belittling Germany as “captive to Russia” over its energy policy and sneering at the country’s military spending levels. Even by Trump’s standards, his broadsides against one of America’s key military and economic partners was startling, and it renewed alarms about his commitment [...]