Thursday, April 27, 2017

What Is It With Trump and Handshakes?

March 21, 2017 by  
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By Moustafa Bayoumi It sounds ridiculous, but it really is beginning to look like you can read Donald Trump’s foreign policy by the bizarre ways that he shakes the hands of foreign leaders. First there was the Abe Assault, 19 seconds of Trump trying to show the Japanese prime minister who’s the boss. (Cue Abe’s […]

Merkel and the Trump Two-Step: Navigating the Chancellor’s White House Visit

March 13, 2017 by  
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As German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares for her first in-person encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on March 14, she faces a strategic reality that contrasts sharply with her previous visits hosted by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Buffeted by challenges at home ranging from Brexit to the Euro […]

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Germany and the U.S.

February 7, 2017 by  
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Join GABA, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and University of California, Irvine (UCI) on February 22 at 6 p.m. for an insightful and interactive discussion on the distinctive mentalities in the U.S. and Germany, and how to adjust and successfully navigate through cultural differences in bilateral relations, business, education and everyday […]

Chancellor Merkel’s Message to President-elect Trump

December 12, 2016 by  
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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with US President-elect Donald Trump on November 10, 2016, and once again congratulated him on his election victory. She said she was looking forward to welcoming him in Germany, at the latest next year at the G20 summit, according to deputy government spokesperson Georg Streiter. The phone call followed […]