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.
It's been about a year since Moon Jae-in took over as president, replacing disgraced former President Park Geun-hye who is serving 24 years in prison. In terms of foreign policy, Moon has already forged a closer relationship with North Korea. At home though, it’s all about jobs for young people who struggle to find employment.
China's president Xi Jinping dreams of a strong China elevated to a world power. The giant empire is expanding its influence on all continents, including Europe. China's economic interests have been steadily expanding abroad. And after decades of mainly focusing on internal affairs, Chinese foreign policy is moving in a new direction as well.
The German government has concluded its two-day retreat by emphasizing the importance of domestic jobs and foreign policy. But have the coalition parties buried their differences enough to work together effectively?
Suitcases packed? Passports ready? Germany's key ministers are jetting off to some of the world's top travel destinations this week. The US, Argentina, France, Poland -- the new German government has a lot of catching up to do. Damien McGuinness and his fellow jetsetting guests, complete with towels on sunlounges, are ready to explore the new government's approach to foreign policy.