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New U.S. Policy on Cuba Sanctions Threatens EU Ties

April 17, 2019
Vivian Salama, Laurence Norman | The Wall Street Journal
The Trump administration plans to intensify pressure against Cuba by allowing U.S. nationals to lodge claims against foreign companies that do business there, a senior U.S. official said, setting up a fresh front in the U.S.’s widening economic rift with Europe.
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Macron denounces nationalism as a ‘betrayal of patriotism’ in rebuke to Trump at WWI remembrance

November 12, 2018
Seung Min Kim, David Nakamura, James McAuley | The Washington Post
In the shadow of a grand war memorial here, French President Emmanuel Macron marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by delivering a forceful rebuke against rising nationalism, calling it a “betrayal of patriotism” and warning against “old demons coming back to wreak chaos and death.”
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US-EU agree to resolve trade dispute

July 26, 2018
Kayla Tausche | CNBC
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the United States and European Union have put their trade difference on hold and continue negotiating toward freer trade.
From the Vault

From the Vault: President Trump's first NATO Summit

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July 10, 2018
As President Donald Trump arrives in Brussels to meet with allies at the annual NATO summit, we take a look into our vault to the president’s first NATO summit in 2017.
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What to watch as Trump heads to Europe

July 9, 2018
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Senior European officials have told Axios they are worried that Trump will spend the entire NATO summit beating up on America's closest allies — especially Germany — for not spending enough on their defense.
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Trump makes NATO nightmare a reality

July 6, 2018
Jonathan Swan, Mike Allen | Axios
President Trump's harsh blast at NATO during a rally last night in Helena, Mont., was Europeans’ worst nightmare come to life.
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Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

May 31, 2018
Eamon Javers, Jacob Pramuk, David Reid | CNBC
The Trump administration will put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the latest action in a string of protectionist policies to crack down on alleged trade abuses.
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Israel’s claims on Iran divide Europe and U.S. on merits of nuclear deal

May 2, 2018
David Sanger, David Halbfinger, Mark Landler | The New York Times
The Trump administration on Tuesday embraced Israel’s claims that Iran entered a nuclear deal with the world’s major powers under false pretenses, a stark divergence from its European allies, who said the disclosures broke little new ground and reinforced, rather than weakened, the case for the 2015 deal.
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