Tuesday, April 25, 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 […]

‘That’s Not How It Works:’ Trump’s Grasp of Nato Questioned

March 21, 2017 by  
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On the heels of a visibly awkward visit from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump said on Saturday that Germany owed “vast sums of money” to Nato and the US, even though the alliance does not stipulate payments to America. His remarks prompted a former US permanent representative to Nato to reply “that’s not […]

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 […]

GA: Goethe-Zentrum Book Club – “Just Call Me Superhero” by Alina Bronsky

May 19, 2016 by  

May 22, 2016 – 3 PM – 4.30 PM To celebrate the Goethe-Zentrum’s 40th anniversary, the book club meetings in 2016 will discuss authors who have been guests at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta, and literature centered on Goethe and his contemporary’s. This meeting, we will be discussing “Just Call Me Superhero” by Alina Bronsky which is available […]