Lady In Black: The German Woman at the Center of the Manafort Case

Lady In Black: The German Woman at the Center of the Manafort Case

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 09, 2018

A German national appears prominently in the investigation into the possible Russian contacts made by Donald Trump's associates. Did she serve as the strawman for illegal lobbying in the United States? By Rafael Buschmann, Jürgen Dahlkamp, Gunther Latsch and Jörg Schmitt more... Comment ]

The PC Monster: Has Political Correctness Gone off the Rails in America?

The PC Monster: Has Political Correctness Gone off the Rails in America?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 05, 2017

Few terms are as divisive in today's United States as "political correctness." A concept that was intended to create greater freedom in the country may instead have resulted in the opposite. It also helped strengthen the right wing. By Philipp Oehmke more... Comment ]


Interview with David Remnick: Trump Will Be a 'Severe Disappointment To Millions'

Interview with David Remnick: Trump Will Be a 'Severe Disappointment To Millions'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 03, 2016

SPIEGEL speaks to the editor of the New Yorker about the dangers of fascism under Donald Trump, international leaders' reactions to the election and the role of the press in reporting on the next administration. Interview Conducted by Holger Stark more... Comment ]

Britain's Trump Card: Brexit Negotiations Just Got More Complicated

Britain's Trump Card: Brexit Negotiations Just Got More Complicated

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 21, 2016

Donald Trump's election in the US has made negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU even more complicated -- and could create added difficulties for German businesses. The prospect of a "hard Brexit" is becoming ever more likely. By Martin Hesse, Peter Müller, Christoph Pauly and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]


The End of Power: What Will Remain of Obama's Legacy?

The End of Power: What Will Remain of Obama's Legacy?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 18, 2016

Barack Obama is eager to define his legacy before "turning over the keys" to Donald Trump. This week, in his final trip abroad as president, he was in Berlin to visit his close ally Angela Merkel. But what will remain of his tenure in the White House? By Klaus Brinkbäumer and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

SPIEGEL Interview with US President Barack Obama: 'We Could See More and More Divisions'

SPIEGEL Interview with US President Barack Obama: 'We Could See More and More Divisions'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 18, 2016

In an exclusive interview with German public broadcaster ARD and DER SPIEGEL, outgoing US President Barack Obama discusses the legacy he has built and his worries about the future of democracy, as well as Donald Trump, the man who will succeed him in office. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer and Sonia Seymour Mikich more... Comment ]


A Turning Point for Globalization: Inequality, Market Chaos and Angry Voters

A Turning Point for Globalization: Inequality, Market Chaos and Angry Voters

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 17, 2016

Resistance is growing in industrialized countries to the problems caused by globalization and free trade. Populists like Donald Trump have promised relief by erecting new barriers to unhindered trade. But it is a dangerous path. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

'Extreme and Unprecedented Uncertainty': NATO Prepares for Trump Presidency

'Extreme and Unprecedented Uncertainty': NATO Prepares for Trump Presidency

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 16, 2016

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump issued some serious threats to NATO that could significantly alter the balance of power in Europe if delivered on. Fearing the worst, officials at the trans-Atlantic military alliance even developed scenarios for his possible presidency. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


One-Hundred Years of Fear: America Has Abdicated Its Leadership of the West

One-Hundred Years of Fear: America Has Abdicated Its Leadership of the West

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 14, 2016

For 100 years, the United States was the leader of the free world. With the election of Donald Trump, America has now abdicated that role. It is time for Europe, and Angela Merkel, to step into the void. By Dirk Kurbjuweit more... Comment ]

Opinion: An Absurd and Dangerous President

Opinion: An Absurd and Dangerous President

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 13, 2016

The United States has voted for a dangerously inexperienced and racist man -- one who was swept into the White House by an army of disenfranchised white working- and middle class Americans. It's a movement that now threatens democracy around the world. By Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]