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Merkel meets Trump in clash of style and substance

She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe’s most powerful leader. He is a wealthy real estate magnate from New York who shoots from the hip and enjoys the spotlight. It is hard to imagine two


Caroline Glick, How Merkel’s mistakes are empowering anti-Semites. Two days before the leaders of European far-right parties met in Koblentz on January 21, one of the leaders of Germany’s far-right AfD party made clear why so many people fear the rise of nationalist forces in Europe. Speaking at a rally in Dresden, Bjorn Hocke, AfD’s