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Chasing Paradise: A Palestinian Clan Dreams of Going Home

Chasing Paradise: A Palestinian Clan Dreams of Going Home

May 15, 2018, 11:30 AM

The members of a large Palestinian clan dream of escaping Gaza and going back to their homeland, the village of Ni'ilya. For 70 years, they've been imagining this return to a place that no longer exists, except in their collective memories. By Alexander Osang more... Comment ]


Revolution from Above: Prince bin Salman Drags Saudi Arabia into Modernity

Revolution from Above: Prince bin Salman Drags Saudi Arabia into Modernity

May 14, 2018, 12:24 PM

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is determined to drag his country into modernity. While many of the reforms he has introduced have been broadly welcomed, he is demanding absolute obedience. By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

May 11, 2018, 09:33 PM

With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: 'We Have a President Who Views Allies as a Burden'

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: 'We Have a President Who Views Allies as a Burden'

May 11, 2018, 06:13 PM

In an interview, former CIA Director Michael Hayden discusses U.S. President Donald Trump's relationship with the truth, his treatment of his European allies and why the White House backed out of the Iran deal. Interview Conducted by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

May 11, 2018, 06:13 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal marks the temporary suspension of the trans-Atlantic alliance. What now? A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]


Interview with Chelsea Manning: 'There's No Troll that Can Hurt Me'

Interview with Chelsea Manning: 'There's No Troll that Can Hurt Me'

May 09, 2018, 05:13 PM

American whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been free for a year now following seven years behind bars. She speaks with SPIEGEL ONLINE about her difficult return to freedom and explains why activism is more important than ever. Interview Conducted by Angela Gruber more... Comment ]

Navigating the Headwinds: Europe Has Few Good Options on Iran

Navigating the Headwinds: Europe Has Few Good Options on Iran

May 09, 2018, 02:02 PM

Europe spent months trying to convince U.S. President Donald Trump not to abandon the Iran nuclear agreement. Now that he has, the Europeans are left with a handful of options, but none of them are good. By Matthias Gebauer more... Comment ]


Trump and Iran: Europe Stuck Between a Bomb and a Hard Place

Trump and Iran: Europe Stuck Between a Bomb and a Hard Place

May 09, 2018, 12:23 PM

With U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to violate the Iran nuclear agreement, Europe finds itself facing an almost unsolvable diplomatic challenge: It must save the Iran deal while avoiding open confrontation with Washington. A Commentary by Christiane Hoffmann more... Comment ]

American Roulette: Trump Tricks Trade Partners into Dangerous Game

American Roulette: Trump Tricks Trade Partners into Dangerous Game

May 05, 2018, 11:10 AM

Donald Trump has issued a new ultimatum in his tariffs dispute with the European Union. Although his strategy may appear erratic, it has its own logic. Things could get dangerous if the EU decides to play his game. By Martin Hesse, Peter Müller and Christian Reiermann more... Comment ]


The Ultimatum: Europe's Last Ditch Effort to Save Iran Deal

The Ultimatum: Europe's Last Ditch Effort to Save Iran Deal

May 04, 2018, 06:11 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran and he has until May 12 to make a decision. If he follows through, it could mean war in the Middle East. But the Europeans are trying to prevent it. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]