In his annual speech, Russia's Vladimir Putin tried to fight sinking political popularity with often heard promises. But these are shattered by a reality that he has been responsible for, says DW's Ingo Mannteufel.
As the world focuses on China's coast, the one-party state is flexing its totalitarian muscle in the northwest.
Donald Trump is pressuring Europe to take back its citizens who were captured in Syria while fighting for Islamic State.
The world order is broken. Who is going to pick up the pieces? That was the key question hanging over the Munich Security Conference. Angela Merkel provided the answer but it's not the whole story, says Christian Trippe.
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