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Trump has Germany thinking about getting nuclear weapons, but some think it’s a ‘totally phoney debate’
Trump's apparent disdain for the US's European allies has many of them rethinking their defense capabilities. In Germany, that means a renewed round of debate over whether nuclear weapons are needed.
Germany’s military is struggling amid rising tensions with Trump and Russia, and now it’s thinking about asking foreigners to join
Germany's military is a fraction of the size it was during the Cold War, and now, with elevated tensions in Europe, it's considering asking other countries' citizens if they want to join up.
NATO goes to emergency session after Trump calls Merkel 'Angela'
The NATO summit in Brussels has put the strained relationship between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel back in the spotlight. It seems hard to believe that less than two years ago, Merkel was working harmoniously with former President Barack Obama.
White House claims John Kelly looked ‘displeased’ at NATO summit because ‘because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were o...
The White House on Wednesday said the chief of staff, John Kelly, looked "displeased" at the NATO summit in Brussels "because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese."
Germany may not be ‘controlled’ by Russia — but Trump did have a point highlighting a growing connection between the 2 countries
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Germany was "controlled" by Russia because it gets "60% to 70%" of its energy from Russia. While Trump overstated Germany's reliance, the president did make a key point about Russia's economic plans.
Trump claims to have a ‘very, very good relationship’ with Merkel after he insulted Germany to its face and said Russia controlled it
President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed to have a "very, very good relationship" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel just hours after causing an uproar at the NATO summit in Brussels when he said Germany was "controlled" by Russia.
Germany's military is in a poor state, and its own defense minister has criticized a lack of readiness and defense spending. In May, the German news outlet Der Spiegel reported that only four of Germany's 128 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets were ready to fly combat missions.
In May, the German news outlet Spiegel reported that only four of Germany's 128 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets were ready to fly combat missions. Germany's defense minister has called its budget "inadequate" as Chancellor Angela Merkel prioritizes social works over defense spending.
Trump was reportedly surprised by the number of US troops stationed in Germany and expressed interest in pulling some of them out
President Donald Trump, who has had a tenuous relationship with Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, was said to have been surprised by the amount of US troops stationed there.