The result of the upcoming French election will either force the EU to take a giant step backwards or rejuvenate it.
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International relations are more ‘more volatile’ than at any time since 1945, conference is told
The coup was planned for election day. Wearing fake police uniforms and armed with assault rifles, more than a dozen Kremlin-linked plotters were allegedly preparing to storm the parliament of the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro and assassinate its Prime Minister. Their goal, according to the government's investigators, was to stop the country of 620,000 from joining NATO, which would give the U.S.-led alliance control of nearly every northern Mediterranean port from Gibraltar to the Bosporus. On a tip from an informant, real Montenegrin police rounded up the plotters as polls opened for the vote in October. Two ringleaders, both suspected agents of the Russian intelligence services, are now back in Russia.
Each February, Munich takes center stage in global politics. Here are eight important facts about the Munich Security Conference.
with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis.
The international security order today is probably more volatile than at any other point after the end of World War II." With these words, Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, welcomed the about 300 guests of the traditional MSC Kick-off event at the Bavarian Representation in Berlin on February 13, 2017.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a vocal critic of Donald Trump elected as Germany’s 12th postwar president on Sunday, predicted “difficulties” in relations with the U.S. as the global order is upended by the new administration in Washington.
In her congratulatory message to the German-led NATO battalion in Lithuania, Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday pledged to defend Lithuania's freedom and independence.
with NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller and the President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon.