New information and communication technologies have now entered the realm of foreign policy, and they have a direct impact on international relations in the 21st century.
Modern media's impact on foreign policy will be a key discussion point at DW's 2015 Global Media Forum in Bonn.
There is little doubt that James "Mad Dog" Mattis, Donald Trump's pick to head the Pentagon, is qualified and has the trust of the president-elect. But, scholars say, a much more important question remains unanswered.
Federica Mogherini, EU Foreign Policy Chief, has just been honored with the international prize for democracy. She believes that democratic values are important in maintaining a good relationship with the United States. But during his campaign President-elect Donald Trump questioned current alliances with his European partners and with the NATO.
What until recently was unimaginable is reality. Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. There is deep shock, but the consequences of Trump's election are uncertain, writes Michael Knigge.