Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).
1 Mar 2022
Germany has announced a plan to prioritize military spending in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. A "special fund" will be set up to better equip the Bundeswehr.
10 Sep 2021
Japan's military is looking into developing a new fighter jet and boosting its online and space-related defense systems amid fears of North Korea and China.
20 Apr 2021
Lawyers gave their final arguments as jurors prepared to deliberate on whether Derek Chauvin was guilty of killing George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man who was arrested in May 2020 over the use of a fake banknote.
30 Jan 2021
Colombian president, Ivan Duque, announces the death of his Defense Minister, Carlos Holmes Trujillo, after health complications while battling Covid-19.
27 Dec 2020
Next-generation fighter jets and new missile systems are high on the agenda as Japan seeks to counter potential threats from China and North Korea.
13 Nov 2020
Countering China's geopolitical ambitions will be a tough challenge for the Biden administration. Defense experts say Beijing is unlikely to compromise on its interests, no matter who is in the White House.
1 Dec 2017
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that he still had confidence in diplomatic efforts on North Korea.