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U.S.-German Relations in the Era of Trump

Peter Rough

German-American relations are in a precarious state. Each country gazes across the Atlantic with incredulity at the other’s politics. In the process, both countries are becoming entangled in the domestic partisan debates of the other. The resulting turbulence has stunned the many transatlanticists who grew complacent on the assumption that the German-American relationship would proceed on autopilot in perpetuity.

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