After scandals in which German soldiers allegedly planned assassinations to frame asylum seekers and glorified the Nazis, Germany’s defense minister Ursula von der Leyen took a hard stance and put new regulations into effect.
The German army is growing for the first time since the end of the Cold War. Germany's defense minister said the new tank battalion will help the country meet its NATO commitments.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called for greater commitment from the Malian government to ensure peace. So far so good, but that's not enough, says Daniel Pelz.
The Russian hacker group "Snake" has reportedly hacked email accounts of several German officials. The cyberattack was detected nearly a year after the group allegedly accessed Germany's government network.
The defense ministry is set to approve a plan to create 5,000 more Bundeswehr jobs than initially foreseen, according to a newspaper report. Whether officials can convince young Germans to sign up is another matter.
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