An annual report published by the Munich Security Conference Foundation has found that support for ‘authoritarian solutions’ is on the rise among people living in democratic societies.
Each February, Munich takes center stage in global politics. Here are eight important facts about the Munich Security Conference.
Trump, Brexit, EU and NATO crises – international politics are currently being turned on their head. All eyes are now on the Munich Security Conference, where US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive on Friday.
The Munich Security Conference has been used as a platform for dialogue on the world's security challenges. DW spoke with SIPRI director Dan Smith to examine the prospects of international security ahead of the event.
With the rise of populism threatening the international order, the report warns of an "illiberal moment" globally. A withdrawal of the US on the world stage could allow others to take advantage of the power vacuum.
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