Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has done much to foster better relations between the US and Germany. Mrs Merkel seems to have a good personal chemistry with Mr Bush - as indicated by this picture.
Expert's view: In this picture with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he looks masterful. His hand is firmly on top of hers and he looks straight ahead while she looks at him.
Bush is a lot more media-savvy than people give him credit for.