The Munich Security Conference is an annual event bringing together security experts and politicians, military leaders and the defence industry from around the world.
Over the past five decades, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has become a key annual gathering for the international "strategic community." It is dedicated to promoting peaceful conflict resolution and international cooperation and has a special focus on transatlantic partnership. The conference was founded, and is managed to this day, by German former diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger. This page is a collection of DW's most recent content concerning the annual conference in Bavaria.
French prosecutors opened a probe into Alexis Kohler, one of French President Emmanuel Macron's closest confidantes. Kohler is accused of breaching conflict-of-interest rules over his ties to an Italian shipping company.
Helmets without screws, tornados with broken ejection seats - even the thermal underpants are missing. What does the future hold for Germany's cash-strapped army? Join Damien McGuinness and Michaela Küfner on this week’s Stammtisch as they take stock of the German armed forces with guests Judy Dempsey of Carnegie Europe and Gustav Gressel from ECFR.
Germany's military stepped in after airport fuel companies — citing US sanctions — refused to refuel an Iranian plane. The incident almost prevented Iran's foreign minister from attending a prominent security conference.