By George Friedman
The G-20 summit, slated to take place in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, will generate many headlines but little substance. The press will portray this meeting as a showdown between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as if Barack Obama and Merkel did not have their differences, as if the only sticking point between two countries could be the esteem in which their leaders held each other.
Germany and the United States have become hostile toward each other not because of the personalities of their leaders but because they have fundamental differences, including their positions on …read more
Source: Geopolitical Futures