Isolating Trump Merkel's G-20 Climate Alliance Is Crumbling

The German chancellor had been hoping to isolate Donald Trump on climate issues at the upcoming G-20 summit in Hamburg. But Merkel's hoped-for alliance is crumbling, underscoring Germany's relative political weakness globally. Many countries are wary of angering the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Foto: MICHAEL KAPPELER / DPA
Foto: DER SPIEGEL