The Munich Security Conference is an annual event bringing together security experts and politicians, military leaders and the defense 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 trans-Atlantic partnership. The conference was founded, and is managed to this day, by former German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger. This page is a collection of DW content on the annual conference in Bavaria.
The poisoning attack on the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has spurred German politics to take action — although there were many previous occasions that could have triggered a similar response, Yuri Andrukhovych writes.
The co-vice-chair of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), Armin Laschet, says Berlin is taking "too long to react" to France's proposal to revamp the European Union. Paris says it's growing impatient with Germany.
Police have stopped a man from setting himself on fire during a protest close to the meeting of world leaders in southern Germany. The man poured gasoline all over himself and ran toward the crowd with a lighter.
Trans-Atlantic ties are taking center stage at day two of the Munich Security Conference. Mike Pompeo has rejected German criticism of the US retreat from the global stage and promised $1 billion for European energy.