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Merkel and Trump: Awkward Partners in Leadership

The first meeting of Donald Trump and Angela Merkel was an awkward affair, from the American president’s lack of response to the German chancellor’s offer of a handshake in front of dozens of cameras, to his bad joke that being wiretapped by the Obama Administration was “one thing” he and the chancellor had in common.

Wake Up, Berlin! To Save the Transatlantic Alliance, German Foreign Policy Needs to Change Radically

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On February 22, 2017, the Transatlantic Academy published a policy paper by Fellow Yascha Mounk entitled "Wake Up, Berlin! To Save the Transatlantic Alliance, German Foreign Policy Needs to Change Radically," the fourth in its 2017 Paper Series.