Following the elections in the US, 78% of Germans expect that transatlantic relations will return to normal. And: the majority see the issue of displacement and migration as the greatest foreign policy challenge. These are the findings of a survey by the Körber-Stiftung and Pew Research Center.
On 15 October, government officials from Germany and the USA convened for the German-American Strategic Dialogue. This discussion format was first held in 2019 and for the first time took place virtually owing to the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foreign Minister Maas and his European counterparts talk to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about China, the Middle East peace process and the EU’s Eastern Partnership.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, cooperation between the transatlantic allies has become technologically more complex and at the same time all the more important.
For 41 years, the village of Mödlareuth was divided by the inner-German border. Just before the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, Foreign Minister Maas is to meet his US colleague there.
Friendships do not exist between countries, but between the people who live in them. How has the Deutschlandjahr USA fostered transatlantic friendship?