President Bush and Chancellor Merkel address a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington January 13.(Reuters)
President Bush and Chancellor Merkel address a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington January 13.
(Reuters)

Where the U.S. - Germany Relationship Is Headed

January 17, 2006  •  From theTrumpet.com
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited President Bush in Washington last week. Time will reveal the deep significance of this meeting.
 

In June last year we wrote that if Angela Merkel became chancellor of Germany, Berlin’s relations with the United States would improve significantly. Seven months have passed, and it appears this scenario is coming to fruition.

Just months after her assuming leadership in Germany, signs are emerging that the German chancellor is seeking stronger relations with her counterpart and friend across the pond. In what could prove a major milestone in German-U.S. relations, Chancellor Merkel visited with President George W. Bush in Washington last week. The significance of the change occurring within German-U.S. relations cannot be underestimated.

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