A Trans-Atlantic Turning Point What Was Merkel Thinking?

A historical turning point or mere campaign bluster? Chancellor Angela Merkel's Sunday speech on relations with Donald Trump's America has raised eyebrows the world over. What did she mean?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bavarian beer tent where she made her comments on Sunday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Bavarian beer tent where she made her comments on Sunday

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