At the Munich Security Conference Medvedev criticizes the expansion of NATO and EU influence deep into formerly Soviet-ruled eastern Europe since the end of the Cold War.
Building trust with Russia? Tensions with the UK are having the opposite effect, says security expert Wolfgang Ischinger. The double agent's poisoning case is wreaking havoc on relations between London and Moscow.
The Munich Security Conference traditionally reflects the current state of the world. This year's meeting was marked by reciprocal finger pointing. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein.
NATO members have increased defense spending in general, but European countries are having difficulties meeting a target of 2 percent of GDP demanded by US President Donald Trump. Germany is a long way off.
The increasing tension between Russia and the West has some experts asking whether Germany should change its famously patient approach to dealing with the Kremlin. The key to a new strategy may lie in domestic policy.
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