Merkel’s Visit to Washington: Where do Germany and the US Stand?

Bertelsmann exec director Annette Heuser

German Chancellor Merkel arrives in Washington this week to receive America’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom. But is the German-American relationship heading upwind after Germany’s refusal to support the war in Libya, and an about turn on nuclear energy? How to interpret these developments? In the latest installment of the New Atlanticist Podcast Series, Atlantic Council senior fellow Sarwar Kashmeri speaks to Annette Heuser, Executive Director of the Bertelsmann Foundation and Atlantic Council Board Director, to get some answers.

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