Orwellian Nightmare: A German Couple Winds Up on U.S. No-Fly List

Orwellian Nightmare A German Couple Winds Up on U.S. No-Fly List

When Europeans land on the U.S. No-Fly List, they have almost no chance to challenge it, as a German couple from Stuttgart recently found out the hard way. Their case casts light on an Orwellian lack of transparency in the war on terror. By Katrin Elger, Dietmar Hipp and Martin Knobbe more... Comment ]

Fifty-Six Days of Separation: The Scars Left Behind by U.S. Migration Policy

Fifty-Six Days of Separation The Scars Left Behind by U.S. Migration Policy

A mother and her six-year-old son fled to Texas from the violence in their homeland of Honduras. When they arrived, young Samir was ripped out of his mother's arms. Two months later, they found each other again, but something had changed. By Marian Blasberg, Katrin Kuntz and Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


The Final Battle? All Eyes Turn to Idlib in Syrian War

The Final Battle? All Eyes Turn to Idlib in Syrian War

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has his eyes on recapturing Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in Syria. But Russia may have other uses for the province. And Turkey and Iran have a say as well. An Analysis by Christoph Reuter and Christoph Sydow more... Comment ]

A Matter of Survival: How to Humanely Solve Europe's Migration Crisis

A Matter of Survival How to Humanely Solve Europe's Migration Crisis

Few topics have been as divisive in Europe as the question of what to do with the flood of migrants arriving on the shores of the Mediterranean. But a moral solution is possible. DER SPIEGEL spoke with experts about how it can be found. By Nicola Abé, Katrin Elger and Fritz Schaap more...


Interview with Wolfgang Ischinger: 'We Are Experiencing an Epochal Shift'

Interview with Wolfgang Ischinger 'We Are Experiencing an Epochal Shift'

In a DER SPIEGEL interview, former German Ambassador to Washington Wolfgang Ischinger says that U.S. President Donald Trump is endangering the world order. For Germany, the epochal shift amounts to no less than a loss of identity. Interview Conducted by Britta Sandberg and Mathieu von Rohr more... Comment ]

Interview with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland: 'The Claim by Trump Is Absurd'

Interview with Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland 'The Claim by Trump Is Absurd'

U.S. President Donald Trump has recently been unsparing in his words about Canada. But Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says that even if "liberal democracies around the world are under attack," her country must still work with Trump's White House. Interview Conducted by Matthias Gebauer and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]


Anti-Monsanto Lawyer: 'Monsanto's History Is One Full of Vast Lies'

Anti-Monsanto Lawyer 'Monsanto's History Is One Full of Vast Lies'

Following a successful lawsuit against Monsanto for concealing the cancer risks of its pesticide Round Up, the lawyer representing the plaintiffs in the case says the Bayer subsidiary is likely to face many more legal challenges in the future. Interview Conducted by Nils Klawitter more... Comment ]

Hot Heads: Erdogan-Trump Tiff Endangers Turkish Economy and NATO

Hot Heads Erdogan-Trump Tiff Endangers Turkish Economy and NATO

The Turkish economy is collapsing and President Erdogan is engaged in a bitter battle with U.S. President Donald Trump. NATO could turn out to be the loser, while Moscow is the primary beneficiary. By Tim Bartz, Maximilian Popp and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]


Victor's Logic: Syria's Uncertain Future under Bashar Assad

Victor's Logic Syria's Uncertain Future under Bashar Assad

After seven years of war, Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has three-quarters of the country back under his control. But with Western reconstruction funding still tied to his departure, the future is murky. By Christoph Reuter, Fritz Schaap and Christian Werner (Fotos) more... Comment ]