Berlin correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Previously @WSJ reporter in New York.

NATO Allies Preparing to Put Four Battalions at Eastern Border With Russia

wsj.com — Western allies are preparing to put four battalions-a force of about 4,000 troops-in the Baltic region as part of an effort by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to reinforce the alliance's border with Russia as Moscow steps up military activity, officials said Friday. The U.S.

Russian Olympic Hockey Coach: 'Eat Me Alive Right Now'

wsj.com — Sochi, Russia Zinetula Bilyaletdinov, the 58-year-old head coach of the Russian hockey team, faced a crowd of stunned Russian journalists after Finland eliminated his squad from the men's hockey tournament here with a 3-1 win in the quarterfinals.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Fails to Address Realities, Says Germany’s Top Diplomat

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. 'America First' ignores need for multilateral conflict resolution in post-Cold War era, Says Steinmeier BERLIN--Germany's top diplomat said Thursday that Donald Trump's foreign policy platform was contradictory and failed to address global realities, highlighting rising international uncertainty about America's future engagement abroad amid the tumultuous presidential campaign.

European Right Gets Boost From Austrian Freedom Party Victory

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Election win shows depth of popular discontent over migration crisis BERLIN-Right-wing populist parties across Europe celebrated on Monday after a surprise electoral win by their Austrian ally underscored the depth of popular discontent with Europe's political establishment and its handling of the migrant crisis.

Obama, Merkel Urge Action on Trade Agreement

gfmag.com — By Colleen McCain Nelson and Anton Troianovski HANNOVER, Germany -- President Barack Obama made an emphatic pitch for international trade deals during a visit to this German city Sunday, as he and Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to lift momentum for a trans-Atlantic agreement that is facing resistance in both countries.

Obama, Merkel warn window to sign U.S.-EU trade deal is closing

marketwatch.com — HANNOVER, Germany - President Barack Obama made an emphatic pitch for international trade deals during a visit to this German city Sunday, as he and Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to lift momentum for a trans-Atlantic agreement that is facing resistance in both countries.

Obama, Merkel Urge Action on Trade Agreement

wsj.com — HANNOVER, Germany-President Barack Obama made an emphatic pitch for international trade deals during a visit to this German city Sunday, as he and Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to lift momentum for a trans-Atlantic agreement that is facing resistance in both countries.

Obama dismisses North Korea’s overture following missile test

marketwatch.com — HANNOVER, Germany - President Barack Obama said Sunday the U.S. is analyzing North Korea's most recent provocative actions, but gave little credence to a new overture from Pyongyang. North Korea appeared to have test-launched a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday, the latest in a series of continuing provocations by Pyongyang.

Obama Expresses Skepticism Over North Korean Offer

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. On U.S. president's visit to Hannover, Merkel voices concern about surge in fighting in Syria HANNOVER, Germany-President Barack Obama said Sunday the U.S.

Obama’s trip to Germany reflects new closeness

marketwatch.com — Chancellor Angela Merkel asked President Barack Obama last year for a personal favor before he left office: Appear with her at Germany's annual industrial trade fair. Obama was noncommittal, so she asked him again a few months later. By third time she asked, Obama, realizing it was important to her, directed his aides to build a presidential trip around it.
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May 02, 2016

US Ambassador speech in Berlin: "What the world needs now is not more walls. And that's not a comment on the American presidential campaign"US Ambassador speech in Berlin: "What the world needs now is not more walls. And that's not a comment on the American presidential campaign"

Apr 30, 2016

German participation in new eastern battalions was particularly important to NATO officials, @julianbarnes reports wsj.com/articles/nato-…

Apr 29, 2016

RT @julianbarnes: German contribution to NATO force key for US, will be unpopular in Germany #bywiththru @AntonWSJ on.wsj.com/24phZjz

Apr 29, 2016

Veteran Greens MP: "nightmare" if Ger leads NATO troops near Rus border. "No wonder Russian nationalism is gaining." twitter.com/MdB_Stroebele/…

Apr 28, 2016

Some of the responses to the German Foreign Minister's critique of Trump's foreign policy wsj.com/articles/trump… pic.twitter.com/g5fnu4pPR8

Apr 28, 2016

"One of the decisions made at Hannover is that the United States will now accelerate its own diplomacy..." twitter.com/JoergForbrig/s…

Apr 28, 2016

Germany's top diplomat found Trump's foreign-policy speech “not completely free of contradictions.” wsj.com/articles/trump…

Apr 25, 2016

Right-wing populists across Europe were celebrating today after a surprise Freedom Party win in Austria wsj.com/articles/europ…

Apr 25, 2016

Germany is one of Europe’s worst enforcers of air safety rules, @DanMichaelsWSJ and @R_Wall report wsj.com/articles/germa…

Apr 24, 2016

Obama: If TTIP not done this year, “upcoming political transitions in US & Europe mean this agreement won’t be finished for quite some time”Obama: If TTIP not done this year, “upcoming political transitions in US & Europe mean this agreement won’t be finished for quite some time”


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