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Obama Takes Final Presidential Trip to Germany

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U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (BBC, NYT, Reuters). Obama described Germany as his “closest international partner” in the eight years he has held the presidency (Reuters). On his final trip abroad as U.S. President, Obama issued a joint statement with Merkel, strongly defending globalization. Merkel […]

U.S. and China Come Together on Climate Change

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The U.S. and China set aside tensions and peacefully came together to ratify the Paris climate agreement (WSJ). U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was in China to witness President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping submit the joining agreement (Reuters). The U.S. and China are the world’s largest emissions producers. Together, they generate about 40% out of […]